This is for all you grad school graduates and current students. If you are considering a job in the field, DO NOT READ!

On an honest note, I’m pleased to say that my work in the University of Memphis Museum Studies Certificate program did not resemble this (on most days).

Peabody's Lament

 
Ed. Note: Since our director-curator T.H. Gray went here, he feels this program best prepares students for a career in the museum field. Which is why he made us post this.

 The Peale-Barnum Public History Museum Studies Program is the most honest graduate program of its kind. Our two semester program prepares students for the ideals and realities of the public history and museum fields.

We promise that the experiences you have with us will haunt you for the rest of your career.

Applying: We accept most applicants (we have bills to pay, you know).

Financial Aid: Try to get grants or borrow money from your family. If possible, avoid loans. Otherwise you will end up living with either your parents or several roommates.

Faculty & Staff: Our faculty and staff can share with you their version of the ideal museum, no matter how impractical or naive.

Curriculum: We…

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