Resources & Opportunities


Discover how the Wright can support academics and campus.

Students

Beloit College graduate Jenn Putman with artist Brian Whitney.

Wright Museum staff are available to assist students show their academic work or gain experience working in a museum. Some of the resources that the Wright can provide include:

Have Questions?

Students interested in using the Wright Museum to support their academic efforts—no matter their major field of study—are encouraged to meet with Joy Beckman (x2097) and Christa Story (x2095) to discuss project possibilities.


Faculty

Professor Donna Oliver shows Soviet era posters and materials to students in the Wright Museum.

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. Access our online database.
  • Building the collection to support your curriculum. Faculty are encouraged to meet with museum staff to discuss possible acquisitions.
  • 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. The curator for 2021 is Michael Dango.

Access to the Collections

Please contact Christa Story (x2095) to make an appointment to view or access collections. Several rooms are available at the museum for classes to meet and view requested objects.

Have Questions?

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

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