Amy M. Nygaard Mickelson

Adjunct Instructor
Degree
B.A. University of Minnesota, Duluth
M.A. University of St. Thomas
ABD University of Missouri, Kansas City
Office
44 N. Cleveland Ave.
Phone
(651) 962-5560
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5560
Mail
44C

Papers, Conferences and Symposia 

"Post-Colonial Grotesque: Transgressing Bodily Limits" will present at UMKC Starr Forum: A Community of Families, Fall 2014, Kansas City, MO. [Forthcoming]
 
"Wangechi Mutu: Backlash Blues" presented at the fortieth annual Midwest Art History Society Conference, March 2013, Columbus, OH.
 
"Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Art and Patronage" presented at the annual Diastole Graduate Student Conference, April 26, 2012, Kansas City, MO.
 
"Hale Woodruff's Talladega College Murals: Democratic and Pedagogical Equity," presented at the thirty-eighth annual Midwest Art History Society Conference, April 2011, Grand Rapids, MI.
 
"Painted on the Walls: Savery Library and the Amistad Murals," presented at the third Annual, Southern Studies: The Auburn Montgomery Liberal Arts Conference, February 2011, Montgomery, AL.
 
"Constructing a Liberal Arts Education: The 'Founding of Talladega College' Murals," presented at the fifth annual Minnesota Society of Architectural Historians Student Symposium, Fall 2010, Minneapolis, MN.

Summer 2019 Courses

Summer 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ARHS 570 - 01 Museum Studies: Trends, Exhib. - - - R - - - 1730 - 2030 OEC 414

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2030

Location:

OEC 414

Course Registration Number:

43201 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amy M. Mickelson

Why do museums matter in the 21st century? This course provides students with the framework to investigate the critical issues facing museums today. Students will explore the practical skills necessary for successful careers in museums and consider the ways in which new audiences, technology, and innovative programming shape the museum field. This course will include opportunities for dialogue with museum professionals, hands-on projects, and field trips to apply museum studies theory to the visitor experience. Course readings, discussions and projects will address the ways in which museums have changed over time and how these changes have led to reinterpreted core values of museums in the present day. Museum missions, practices, and resources will be interwoven with a discussion of audience, social objects, and blockbuster exhibitions.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - W01 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 OEC 414

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

OEC 414

Course Registration Number:

40399 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amy M. Mickelson

Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - W02 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 414

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 414

Course Registration Number:

41531 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amy M. Mickelson

Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - W08 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OEC 203

Course Registration Number:

40512 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amy M. Mickelson

Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location