Category Archives: From the Archives

From the Archives #31, June 2018

by Sebastián Encina, Collections Manager In June we celebrate Father’s Day, a day to honor all fathers. It is often a day for picnics and barbecues and gifts and bad ties. Though we often speak of Kelsey Museum namesake Francis … Continue reading

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From the Archives #30 May 2018

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager Spring has finally arrived in Ann Arbor, and with it our heavy parkas and snow boots have at last been stored away, not to be thought of for many months. Instead, we bring out the … Continue reading

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From the Archives #29

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager Digital photography has made documenting our lives a much easier endeavor. Now, anyone with a cell phone can capture almost any moment with photos and even movies. Digital photography has become ubiquitous, and sharing these … Continue reading

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From the Archives #28 March 2018

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager As many of our friends have noticed, there is a lot of construction happening around the Kelsey Museum. To the north, the Trotter Multicultural Center is creating a new home for itself. To the south, … Continue reading

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From the Archives #27 February 2018

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA The exhibition Excavating Archaeology presents a look back at the history of archaeological explorations undertaken by the University of Michigan. It was guided by the work of Carla Sinopoli, who co-edited the book Object Lessons & the … Continue reading

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From the Archives #26 January 2018

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager Excavating Archaeology continues here at the Kelsey Museum. The exhibition showcases numerous, but not all, archaeological projects the University of Michigan has been involved with since 1817. With this exhibition, curators Terry Wilfong and Carla … Continue reading

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From the Archives #25

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager Excavating Archaeology, the Kelsey Museum’s latest exhibition, is still open and available for viewing in the Ed and Mary Meader Gallery now through the end of the academic year (May 27, 2018). On display are … Continue reading

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From the Archives #24

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager, Kelsey Museum This year, the University of Michigan is celebrating its bicentennial. Founded originally in Detroit in 1817, the University has enjoyed a tremendous history. In that time, the staff, faculty, and students have achieved … Continue reading

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From the Archives #23

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager, Kelsey Museum In the coming months, the Kelsey Museum is going to be seeing some changes to our neighborhood. The new Trotter Multicultural building as well as the expansion of LSA for their Opportunity Hub … Continue reading

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From the Archives #22

BY SEBASTIAN ENCINA, Collections Manager, Kelsey Museum Walking through the galleries of the Kelsey, one will encounter many fantastical creatures. These are spoken about in ancient myths, and read about in stories or seen on film. They litter the displays, … Continue reading

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