Eva Fierst, the Curator of Education at the UMass Museum of Contemporary Art and a UWN member, has graciously volunteered to host a Brown Bag lunch* tour of the museum's Spring exhibition, Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker's Tales of Slavery and Power. For more information on this exhibition, go to: https://fac.umass.edu/UMCA/Online/
Eva has been instrumental in creating educational programing and academic teaching opportunities at the museum. She collaborates with the annual Institute for Curatorial Practice at Hampshire College. Together with the Art History and Studio Art Departments she has generated a Curatorial Fellowship program for graduate students and museum practica for undergraduate students. She holds a degree in Art History from Smith College, has worked as a Teaching Assistant, and is involved in community art projects.
If you haven't attended one of Eva's previous UWN museum tours, please come see why past participants have enjoyed these events so much!
* What is a Brown Bag lunch? An informal meeting/event that takes place over lunch. It is called a brown bag because the participants bring their own lunches.