University of San Francisco’s Museum Studies Graduate Association,
Museum Studies Graduate Program, and Orchard Hotel are proud to host
“Building a New Museum on the Washington DC Mall: The Smithsonian's
National Museum of African American History and Culture” on Thursday, October 23rd from 1:00-2:45pm in McLaren 250 on the University of San Francisco Campus.
Bunch III will speak about the process of building the new museum and
his work to develop human rights practice and diversity in museums.
Bunch has directed the museum since 2005 and is a prominent museum
professional and author. His latest book is titled Call the Lost Dream
Back: Essays on History, Race and Museums.
Wardell-Ghirarduzzi, Vice Provost for Diversity Engagement and Community
Outreach at USF and a recent recipient of the Hero Award from the San
Francisco Human Rights Commission, will introduce Mr. Bunch. A free reception and book signing will follow in the Thacher Gallery from 2:15-4:00pm.
This event is funded by the Graduate Sudent Senate
Museum Studies Graduate Association:
MSGA promotes and facilitates scholarly and professional development
activities while fostering awareness for museum exhibitions, current
events, programs, and employment opportunities. Members network and
collaborate with Museum Studies alumni and museum professionals on a
national level, and strive to immerse themselves in the museum
The views presented herein do not necessarily reflect the position of the University of San Francisco.
you are a person with disability who needs reasonable accomodations for
this event, please contact Student Disability Services at 415.422.2613
at least five days prior to the event. Please know that some
accomodations (e.g. sign language, interpreting, realtime captioning)
may take longer than five days to arrange.