A lovely piece from one of our Museum Studies Students on her experiences of creating an exhibition for King’s Museum as part of her studies!
Abbie Mitchell, SMF Committee & University of Aberdeen representative writes for our blog today on the student curated exhibition at the University of Aberdeen.
Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 was a momentous occasion for the 2014-2015 Museums Studies class. Exams and courses for most University of Aberdeen students had finished for the summer and while most of them were relaxing at home or travelling the world, the nine members of the MLitt class were opening their first ever museum exhibition, Bright Ideas: The Art and Science of Light.
Our exhibition explores the story of peoples’ interaction with light. Using the rich collections from the University of Aberdeen (we were so lucky to have such a large collection to choose from), we explore the different uses humans around the globe have found for light and how it has inspired human ingenuity across the ages.
The best thing about this course…
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