Category Archives: staff writing

Fun With Numbers: “Sharing a Journey,” QR codes, and Blog Statistics

The opening exhibition at the Postal Plaza, a survey of the permanent collection entitled, “Sharing a Journey: Building the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art Collection,” included links to this blog, in the form of QR codes (those little square … Continue reading

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Publishing the Collection: Scholarly Research at the OSUMA

All kinds of research happens at the OSU Museum of Art, as long-time readers of this blog know only too well. Students, faculty, community members, and others all use the collection to enhance their experience of academia and their knowledge … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist Jorge Bachman: On This Land Radio!

Last November, our 2014 Visiting Artist Jorge Bachman came to Stillwater to give a talk and performance of his piece, “Meanderings.” If you missed that event, you’re in luck! This Land Radio’s Abby Wendle interviewed Jorge and the resulting podcast … Continue reading

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From Student to Staff: Casey Pankey joins the OSU Museum of Art

It’s Christmas week, and as my family celebrates my mind has naturally turned to gifts. Perhaps the best gift I can get, as a teacher, mentor, and curator, is the gift of a student successfully entering the museum field. It’s … Continue reading

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Finals Week!

It’s finals week here in Stillwater, and we’re also finalizing the installation of “Sharing a Journey.” The catalogue for the exhibition is about to go to press, and I’m excited to see everything come together! It’s a busy time, so … Continue reading

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Do Museums Need Curators?

At the beginning of October, just before the Postal Plaza Gallery celebrated its soft opening, Museum Registrar Carla Shelton and I went to the Mountain-Plains Museums Association’s annual conference. Its theme was “Building the Museum Community: Inside, Outside, All Around … Continue reading

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Connecting Communities: OSU students work with Russ Teubner in Downtown Stillwater

In our earliest conversations about the OSU Museum of Art’s potential downtown location, we were already hoping that the university could become a part of the larger renaissance that is happening in Downtown Stillwater. A major player in that rejuvenation … Continue reading

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