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Leah

Leah Golubchick Manager, Middle and High School Programs American Museum of Natural History (YI)

Leah Golubchick is the Manager of Middle and High School Programs at the American Museum of Natural History, where she has worked for over a decade. She served for two years on the Board of NYCMER before stepping down to pursue other projects. She believes NYCMER is a force for good to push for progressive programming that prioritizes museum worker's empowerment and museums as sites of social conscience. She recently completed NASTM's Informal Educators Fellowship, where she researched the application of Trauma Informed practice on Museum Education. 

Leah has taught at museums across the city including the Brooklyn Museum, the Children's Museum of Manhattan, the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, and in informal science programming in NYC schools. She also was an intern for one very humid summer at the Smithsonian's National Folklife Festival.

She is a graduate of Bank Street Leadership in Museum Education program, speaks Spanish, and loves to travel and try new foods. Follow her on twitter @LeahGolubchick.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Exhibitions and Interpretation Peer Group Meeting

Where: MoMA
11 W 53rd Street
New York, NY

When:6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Exploring MoMA’s “remixed” permanent collections

When MoMA reopened in October, the museum debuted reorganized permanent collection galleries that deviate from their previous practice of organizing artwork chronologically and by medium. The redesign is intended to increase diversity and invite greater comparison among different eras, art forms, and parts of the world. We will explore the 5th floor galleries, “Collection: 1880s-1940s,” examine some of the display styles and interpretive techniques that MoMA is using, and discuss how we can reexamine and remix our own collections for greater impact and engagement.

 

Meet in the lobby near the 54th Street entrance. Admission is free for Uniqlo Free Fridays.

To RSVP, please email Exhibitions and Interpretations Peer Group Coordinator, Tori Lewis.

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