Tuesday, May 13, 2014

lab hours

U spent six hours researching my objects. I found some interesting information.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014

Lab hours

I spent 1hour working on the nagpra assignment.


Six Chumash Presentation Basketsby Jan Timbrook
Describes the six Chumash coin-design presentation baskets that are currently known to exist, discusses the baskets’ weavers and summarizes the history of the Spanish coins whose designs appear on the baskets.
(American Indian Art, Volume 39 | Number 3 | Summer 2014)

Wampum from Early European Collections, Part 1: Strings, Belts and Braceletsby Christian Feest
Considers some early examples of the Native-made currency known as wampum—in the form of strings, belts and bracelets—that are found in numerous collections throughout Europe.
(American Indian Art, Volume 39 | Number 3 | Summer 2014)

Puebloan Plates:
Innovation Becomes Tradition
by Sherry C. Maurer and Kent R. Olson
Proposes a new definition for Puebloan plates, examines the history of flat and semiflat ceramic forms made by potters from several Puebloan groups and discusses the emergence in the 1920s of modern plates.
(American Indian Art, Volume 39 | Number 3 | Summer 2014)

Monday, April 21, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Job assignment

I have not had a museum job before.
The job I would like to have. 
I have limited experience in museums but feel that I am qualified.
Curatorial Assistant / Hammer Museum
Los Angeles, California
Under the supervision of the Chief Curator, the Curatorial Assistant provides research and administrative support to the Chief Curator and Curator. Curatorial duties include conducting research on the Hammer Contemporary Collection (HCC) and coordinating loans and acquisitions to and from HCC; exhibitions research; checklist development and compilation of publication materials in conjunction with exhibitions; and preparing, coordinating, and monitoring loan forms and contracts in accordance with Museum procedures. Administrative duties include responding to artist submissions and exhibition proposals; corresponding with guest curators and colleagues in the field; organizing and maintaining collections/exhibition files and various departmental filing systems; schedule and travel planning for artists and museum consultants; preparing drafts and final correspondence, memoranda, reports, tables, and other documents; and assisting the Chief Curator and Curator with administrative duties related to HCC management and day-to-day museum operations. Please visit http://hammer.ucla.edu/about/employment_and_internships.htmlfor more information.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014