Graduate Program

MFS Graduate Program - Museum Club Projects

The Museum Club has organized or hosted a variety of exhibits, events, and programs. For a selection of photos from past events, see below (click for larger images). If you've taken pictures at a Museum Club event, please send them to Melissa Barton.

Museum in the Dark Family Day

In addition to helping organize the museum's family day, the Museum Club hosted a student appreciation event with live music and a natural history GLOW SHOW.

Image of rock fluorescing green under UV light Image of fossil oreodont skull fluorescing purple under UV light, with teeth a different color Image of marbles made from fluorescent minerals Image of rock fluorescing red with green flecks under UV light Image of two rocks fluorescing red and green under UV light Closeup image of fossil mammal jaws. The bone fluoresces purple under UV light Image of a crystal cube fluorescing blue under UV light Image of fossil mammal jaws. The bone fluoresces purple under UV light Image of a student displaying fluorescent minerals at the Museum in the Dark Family Day Image of a female student looking at a fishtank with genetically modified fluorescent fish Image of museum visitors looking at a fishtank with genetically modified fluorescent fish Image of a student holding a snake in a dark room at Museum in the Dark Family Day Image of a student showing visitors a lizard in a dark room at Museum in the Dark Family Day Image of student helping children with glow-in-the-dark crafts Image of student helping kids with glow-in-the-dark crafts

Museum Club Potluck

Museum Club potluck and front-end evaluations for a BioLounge exhibit!

Image of several Museum Club members at potluck, one filling out a survey form Image of two female Museum Club members at potluck, one filling out a survey form Image of two female Museum Club members at potluck, one filling out a survey form Image of Museum Club members at potluck

Harvester Ants Vitrine

Museum Club students worked with Exhibits staff to develop and install a BioLounge exhibit on harvester ants and how they contribute to archeology and paleontology.

Thumbnail image of part of Harvester Ants vitrine showing small objects collected by ants Thumbnail image of Harvester Ants exhibit showing projected movie above display vitrine Thumbnail image of Harvester Ants vitrine showing prairie diorama with yucca plant and horned lizard Thumbnail image of Harvester Ants vitrine showing diorama, small objects, and label Thumbnail image of Harvester Ants vitrine showing cross-section of ant nest underground. Colored pebbles show how ants vertically mix sediment Thumbnail image of Harvester Ants exhibit showing projected movie above display vitrine Thumbnail image of Harvester Ants exhibit showing projected movie above display vitrine and side of vitrine with cross-section of nest Thumbnail image of part of Harvester Ants vitrine showing cross-section of above-ground portion of nest Thumbnail image of drawing of feathered dinosaur Saurornitholestes by Museum Club student for Harvester Ant exhibitThumbnail image of drawing of prehistoric ray by Museum Club student for Harvester Ant exhibit