Visiting Speaker: Bruce Scherting–Exhibition Design

Truman State University Art Department Visiting Speaker Bruce Scherting will give a talk this Thursday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m. in OP 2210.

Prof. Scherting is currently Exhibits Director at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center where he works in Exhibit Design, Collaboration, and Interpretation, and teaches classes in Museum Studies.  Previously, he worked for the University of Iowa Natural History Museum as an exhibition designer and developer, and has also worked at the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.  He holds a BS from Eastern Montana College and an MFA from Southern Illinois University.

In addition to giving a public talk, Prof. Scherting will also be working with students in Dr. Sara Orel's ART 428 Topics in Art History:  Museums and Collecting course, as well as with other students and classes around campus.

We hope to see you at some of these great events!