I am a junior majoring in the History of Art and minoring in Classics and Museums and Society (Class of 2019). I am currently an Education Assistant at the Walters Art Museum, and have previously interned at the Met Cloisters and the Whitney Museum of American Art. I was interested in exploring the collection and learning practical skills about making exhibitions. I have enjoyed re-tracing these individuals’ lives and exploring the scientific processes involved.

Student Perspective: Thaara Sumithra Shankar

The first Ancient Egyptian mummy I remember caring deeply about, is Mery, the mummy in the center of the Egyptian galleries at the Walters Art Museum. Perhaps it was because she had a name, that she stood out to me more than any of the other mummies I had seen before. She felt real, not […]