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- December 24
Museum Studies Week Welcomes Jennie Thomas
Museum Studies Week Welcomes Jennie Thomas, alumna and head archivist at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. She will discuss "The House That Rock Built: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's New Library and Archives." Her talk will describe the institution's goals in opening the most comprehensive repository of materials relating to the history of rock and roll; the strategies that were employed to process and catalog a 20-year backlog of materials over the course of two years; and the challenges and successes faced in attempting to educate and entertain the institution's wide patron base.
Reception follows event.