"On the Table": The SUAC Blog
Africa gallery at the Cantor Center
photograph by C. J. Hodge
Apr 13 2015
Behind the Scenes at the Cantor Arts Canter
On Monday, April 6th 2015, I was fortunate enough to take a private tour of Stanford’s Cantor Center for Visual Arts for my Museum Cultures class. My classmates and I arrived at the museum before its opening and were greeted by Catherine Hale, the Cantor’...
Catalogue cards at SUAC, another incomplete but vitally important museum inventory.
Apr 3 2015
Students in Museums Cultures began the process of “Data Verification” today: checking our current database records against primary museums sources, filling in blanks and making corrections, noting inconsistencies, finding and solving mysteries. In order to understand the implications of this...
Daggett Collection items at SUAC.
Mar 30 2015
This spring, the Stanford University course Museum Cultures: Material Representation in the Past and Present will take on the Daggett Collection of late 19th-century ethnographic materials from tribes of the Lower Klamath River in northern California. Our goal is to understand and to share more...