Lorelei Stewart

    Email Address: lorelei@uic.edu
    College: Architecture and the Arts Department: Art History
    Title: Director
    Office: 400 S Peoria Phone: 3129966114
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Museum practices, Curating and exhibition development, Museum and art institution community engagement, Event programming, Museum communications, Learning in museum settings, Institutional change, and other art and museum issues.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Courses in museum and exhibition studies; art; and/or art history. 2nd year, 3rd year, or more in college.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Student will learn many aspects of museum work including researching artists and exhibitions and developing exhibition elements, including wall labels, tour programs, engagement strategies, and more. These tasks will include research and reading, writing, creative development, learning best practices and recent critical new museum methods. This is a great opportunity to work inside an art museum, learn about artists and artwork, as well as gain experience in museum practices that engage, excite, and educate museum visitors. As Gallery 400 is a small environment, the student researcher will have a significant voice in the projects developed.

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