On May 27th and 28th some of our MMst students took part in a mountmaking workshop held through the Inforum's iSkills workshop session. The instructor this year was Devorah Romanek, Curator of Exhibits at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico. Wow!
Check out some of these examples! One day focused on storage mounts, while the second day focused on exhibit mounts. They require different techniques, materials, and ways of thinking. If you want to gain a better understanding of how to store and display objects, this workshop is a must!
Below: Sarah Kelly's display and storage set-ups!
Emily Welsh chose a cute little turtle for her display object with an intricate bowl for her storage choice.
This old pulley from our collection looks safer now!
Make sure to stay posted on all of the iSkills workshop opportunities next year!
We have important talks happening in our faculty this month for an Assistant Professor position in the teaching stream for Knowledge Management and Information Management. It is very important that our students attend if possible in order to provide necessary feedback to the searching committee! This professor will be teaching 6 classes per semester so they will have an enormous impact on the student experience in our faculty.
First Candidate: Colin Furness on June 6th, 10:30-12:00 in BL 728
Second Candidate: Umar Ruhi from Ottawa U on June 12th, 10:30-12:00
Both include a free lunch!
Please see your emails for further details, and please seriously consider attending if possible. We all have an impact on our faculty!