These are some ways that faculty and students use the Museum:
- History students discussed the role of relics and commemorative objects in constructing historical memory
- Environmental studies students gave recommendations about how the Museum can tell different stories about land use, foodways, and human interventions in the natural world.
- Photography students discussed the complex relationships between photographers and subjects
- Painting students looked at Josef Albers’ Interactions of Color studies as they began their own projects
- Religion students discussed how the Museum’s histories of classification and collecting have changed the meanings of religious objects and fragments
- Classics students explored how mythological iconography changed over time, by looking at sculptures and fragments