Museum Student Council

For Students, By Students.

The University of Arkansas Museum’s Student Council serves as an important voice for shaping the Museum’s mission, goals and outreach through a student perspective, making it a Museum for students and by students.

Museum Student Council By-Laws


Applications for the 2020-2021 term have closed. Check back between June – August 2021 to apply for the next term!

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What You Need

  • Museum experience or plans for a museum career are not necessary – just a desire to engage with people and explore the possibilities of the Museum collections.
  • All academic majors welcome, across the arts and sciences. Undergraduate and graduate students are both welcome. 
  • Member requirements: physical or virtual presence at 1-2 meetings per month from September – April, assistance with two Museum events, a small digital creation on the Museum’s website (blog, artwork, video, etc), and pay a $20 membership due. If you wish to join but the membership due would be a hardship due to COVID-19 or otherwise, please contact the Council’s Treasurer Parker Taylor at

What You Get

  • Gain leadership and earn resume experience
  • Learn about the inner workings of a museum
  • Explore the Museum’s vast collections
  • Develop skills in event planning, fundraising, education, research, marketing and PR, or exhibition design.
  • Influence how the Museum serves the UA campus
  • Foster interdisciplinary connections across campus
  • Serve as a Museum ambassador and raise awareness