• A major exhibition of photographs, This Place explores Israel and the West Bank “as place and metaphor” through the eyes of 12 internationally acclaimed artists. Because the exhibition is divided among four collegiate art galleries, it has presented a perfect opportunity for museum studies students to apply what they’ve learned outside of the classroom. Professor […]
    April 19, 2018
  • On December 26, 2004, an earthquake in Sumatra, Indonesia, set in motion a series of tsunamis that bulldozed areas of southeast Asia and killed more than 220,000 people in 12 countries. Eight years later, Colgate professors on a faculty development trip to India stopped in the Delhi Craft Museum, where a 7-foot–tall scroll depicting the […]
    May 8, 2017
  • Students examine Egyptian artifacts as part of class.
    Beyond the collections, annual memberships, and traveling exhibits, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes at the world’s museums, and a new Colgate minor in museum studies seeks to dive deep into the operation, ethics, and history of museums around the globe.
    January 31, 2017
  • The El Camino de Santiago walkers
    Colgate faculty members will join together to walk the Camino de Santiago, the route to the shrine of the apostle St. James who is said to be buried in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. The interdisciplinary experience is made possible through the Kallgren Fund, an endowed fund created to support faculty members […]
    May 19, 2014