Meet a Museum Blogger: Robert Connolly
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Robert Connolly

Robert Connolly is an educator/museum director/anthropologist/community activist and advocate, a combination that he enjoys immensely. Specifically, he is the Director of the C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. and teaches in the Anthropology Department at the University of Memphis, where he is also on the Advisory Board for the Graduate Certificate Program in Museum Studies. … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? July 21 – 26

Academy Museum Gets $5-Million Gifts from Gale Anne Hurd, 2 Others The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is quickly filling its coffers for its museum project. Today, the organization announced three naming gifts, of $5-million each. To read more, click here. Christie’s Under Fire for Visit to Detroit Art Museum Art critics and … Continue reading

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Studies/Reports

#MuseumGlossary

Russell Dornan, Museum Blogger, wants to create a free online museum glossary. Today he has invited the online museum community (you!) to share any or all museum terms you think should be included (feel free to link to any good definitions or sources). To see the list of Museum Glossary terms thus far, check out … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? July 13 – 20

Chinese Museum Closes After Writer Claims Most of its 40,000 Relics are Fake A Chinese museum is shutting up shop over claims that most of its 40,000 relics are all fake. The Jibaozhai Museum, in Jizhou, closed Tuesday after a prominent writer revealed inconsistencies with what were supposed to be its unique cultural gems. To … Continue reading

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