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Alexa

Alexa Fairchild Local Program Director Turnaround Arts: New York City

I direct Turnaround Arts: New York City, a program run by The Kennedy Center that transforms priority schools through the strategic use of the arts. For ten years, I ran school programs at the Brooklyn Museum, leading a talented team of educators and hosting kids and teachers for fun, engaging gallery experiences. My professional life includes serving on the Board of Directors for the Museum Education Roundtable and contributing as a peer reviewer to its publication, the Journal of Museum Education. I'm an advisor to the Women's International Leadership Program at International House and ArtWorks NYC, and I served two years as president of the New York City Museum Educators Roundtable. I've worked at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (U.B.C.) in my hometown of Vancouver, Canada; Lower East Side Tenement Museum; and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. My graduate degrees are from Bank Street College of Education (M.S. in Ed.) and U.B.C. (M.A. in Art History). And when I'm not geeking out about the arts and education you’ll find me careening down the side of a mountain, on skis or a bike, depending on the season. I tweet as @alexainbrooklyn.

 

 

Friday, February 7, 2020

Students Peer Group Meeting

Where: Poster House
119 West 23rd Street
New York, NY

When:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Date: Friday, February 7, 2020
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Location: Poster House, 119 W 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
RSVP: RSVP here for the College Night event, and let Sierra Van Ryck DeGroot know  you are attending.
Description: Ease back into the semester with a fun night of networking and exploring the Poster House galleries! You can find more information on the College Night event at posterhouse.org.

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