Working at the Wright

Learn what it’s like to be a student worker at The Wright Museum of Art— one of two teaching museums on campus —from the eyes of its two of our Curatorial Assistants Hayden Lamphere and Brooke McCammond.

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Joy Beckman and Nicolette Meister, directors of Beloit’s two teaching museums.

Beckman, Meister to Lead Teaching Museums

In October, Beloit’s Provost Eric Boynton announced that Joy Beckman and Nicolette Meister would each direct one of the college’s two teaching museums.

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Chemistry major Sarah Farr’19 shoots a handheld X-Ray fluorescence analyzer at a painting in the Wright Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

Art and Science

Chemistry and art history students learned to appreciate the overlap of art and science when they collaborated on projects that focused on the Wright Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

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Chemistry major Sarah Farr’19 analyzes the painting Venus at the Forge of Vulcan with a handheld X-ray fluorescence spectrometer in the Wright Museum of Art.

Museum Monday: Interdisciplinarity: Science, Art, and Anthropology

The disciplines of chemistry, art, and anthropology came together to investigate art at the Wright Museum of Art.

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This year’s conservation piece is the Adoration of the Magi.

Museum Monday: Lucas Cranach the Elder

In the past decade, the Wanda Hollensteiner Conservation and Lecture Series has drawn attention to significant works in the collection and has elevated the profile of the Wright Museum’s collection among curators and art historians.

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Wright Museum of Art Director Joy Beckman, ConservatorMarion Boyer, and students Amelia Nuzzo’20 and Sherry Dihn’ 20 examine the Ushnishavidjaya thangka.

Museum Monday: Wright Museum receives conservation grant

The Wright Museum has received a grant to conserve the largest and one of the most important pieces among its collection of Tibetan thangkas.

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The Chase, 1903 Helen Hyde (American, 1868–1919) Woodblock print WMA Gift of the Art League of Beloit 10.1089

Museum Monday: Japan through the eyes of American women artists

The Wright Museum of Art showcases women artists who feature Japan.

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Jennifer Putman’18 and featured artist Bryan Whitney at the opening of Strange Light.

Museum Monday: Strange Light and Traveling Gods

A Museum Monday feature on the student research that went into three exhibitions at the Wright Museum.

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