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Wright Museum staff are available to assist faculty with integrating museum objects and learning strategies into their course curriculum.  Some of the resources that the Wright can provide include:

  • Guided tours of galleries and collections storage areas.
  • Assistance with identifying objects useful to a faculty member's teaching needs.  For access to our online database click here.
  • Access to a small acquisition fund to purchase teaching tools for the Wright's hands-on education collection.  Click here to download more information about acquiring objects for teaching and for reimbursement instructions.
  • Supervision of student special projects in collections research, museum education, or exhibition development/curation.

 Parker Faculty Curator:  The Wright Museum selects one faculty each year to become the Parker Faculty Curator.
  2018 Parker Faculty Curator, Shadee Malaklou
  2017 Parker Faculty Curator, Donna Oliver
  2015 Parker Faculty Curator, Rachel Ellett. Proposal. 
  2013 Parker Faculty Curator, Francesca Abbate. Exhibit.   

If you are interested in learning more about the resources available at the Wright Museum, please contact Joy Beckman (x2097) or  Christa Story (x2095).

Access to Collections
Please contact Christa Story to make an appointment to view or access collections.  Several rooms are available at the museum for classes to meet and view requested objects. To reserve objects from the collections, please fill out the online form here.

 CLS chinese collections

Above: CLS summer language students studying Chinese visit the Wright to view objects to supplement their study of Chinese religious traditions.