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Welcome to Museum Studies

As one of the oldest museum studies programs in the nation, our courses at Tufts offer an interdisciplinary approach that prepares you for a variety of positions in art, history, science and children's museums.

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The museum studies program offers a choice of entry points. The graduate-level certificate program consists of five museum studies courses (including an internship), which you can pursue at your own pace and pay for by course. The two-year graduate programs in art history, history, and education combine museum studies courses with additional graduate study.

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Museum Studies Open House
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | 6:30-8:00pm
Chase Center, Carmichael Hall, Medford Campus
Register by email: Angela Foss
Learn about the museum studies program and meet faculty. Light refreshments will be served.


Jenna Fleming, who teaches Museums & Digital Media, is working on a web microsite for a fall exhibition at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum...

Update on Summer 2015 interns...

Ingrid Neuman, instructor of Collections Care and Preservation, published an entry on the pigment Egyptian Blue...

Ken Turino, co-instructor of the Exhibition Planning and Revitalizing Historic House Museums courses, has completed part three, "Summer", of the on-going Haymarket Project web series...

Ingrid Neuman, instructor of Collections Care and Preservation, recently participated in a Sustainable Preservation Practices Workshop focusing on managing storage environments...

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