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AMUM Education & Research


Graduate Certificate Program in Museum Studies

AMUM is a key component of the University's interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program in Museum Studies, which prepares students for entry-level positions in museum administration, education, collection management, registration, exhibition development, curation, and public programs. To learn more, click here.


Paul Revere Williams Project

AMUM is the lead partner in collaboration with AIA Memphis for The Paul R. Williams Project, which aims to bring Williams (1894-1980), the first African American member of the AIA (1923), first AIA Fellow (1957) and first AIA Gold Medalist (2017), to wider public, professional and scholarly audiences. AMUM authors and maintains the project's website, which includes a photo gallery of his buildings, a timeline of his life and accomplishments, and a comprehensive bibliography and annotated bibliography.


Samuel Hester Crone Project

AMUM holds the most complete collection of works by 19th century American artist, Samuel Hester Crone. It includes over 300 drawings and paintings, as well as hundreds of pieces of ephemera related to Crone’s life. AMUM continues to seek original works by Crone as well as information about his life and travels. To learn more about the Samuel Hester Crone Project and to view an online catalog of his work, click here

Please contact Leslie Luebbers if you know of any paintings, drawings, or related material by or about this 19th century American artist.