Member Spotlight:

Keonna

Keonna Hendrick Brooklyn Museum

Keonna Hendrick is a cultural strategist and educator, who creates cultural equity through art. Her teaching, writing, and strategic planning centers on commitment to providing all audiences with educational experiences that promote critical thinking, expand cultural perceptions, and support self-actualization.

In 2014 she co-founded SHIFT, a collective of cultural workers engaging in critical reflection and accountability for shifting their practice as educators, administrators and artists toward anti-oppressive feminist paradigm.

Keonna currently manages ArtsConnection’s Teen Reviewers and Critics Program, which provides teens with free access to art events. Her work extends to Brooklyn Museum, MoMA, NYCMER, Museum Hue, and Classical Contemporary Ballet Theatre. She holds a B.A. in History and Studio Art from Wake Forest University and a M.A. in Arts Policy and Administration from The Ohio State University.

NYCMER provides a forum for museum education professionals to address meaningful issues relevant to our work and to exchange and disseminate current information.

We collaboratively develop professional development opportunities for our members and guests such as workshops, roundtable discussions, seminars, symposia, peer groups and conferences.

 

NYCMER was founded in 1979 and continues to grow with over 1,000 members from the tri-state area, that represent a variety of disciplines, work settings, roles and career stages.

 

Vision

Through innovative programming that responds to current trends in museum education and reflects the global culture of New York City, NYCMER kindles a transformative force of museum professionals.