The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Harwood Museum of Art hires experienced Director of Museum Learning
Aubin will lead educational and public programs serving the Harwood’s youth, family, school and adult audiences.
TAOS, NM.- Rebecca Aubin started her new job as Director of Museum Learning and Public Programs at the Harwood Museum of Art last week.

“The Harwood’s Director of Museum Learning and Public Programs is responsible for more than half of the Museum’s annual attendance, is very visible within the Taos community, and is essential to advancing the Museum’s mission,” says Susan Longhenry, Director. “I’m happy to say that, by all accounts, we found the right person. We’re thrilled to have Rebecca officially onboard.”

Aubin will lead educational and public programs serving the Harwood’s youth, family, school and adult audiences. The programs include Art in the Schools, a program combining gallery experiences with art-making activities that serves 3,500 school children each year. Many of those students attend Taos’ Enos Garcia Elementary School, a dual-language school with which the Museum has formed a strong partnership. Aubin will also provide leadership to the Harwood’s Neighborhood Arts Project, an innovative program serving nearly 1,500 children each summer at five sites throughout Taos County. Her area of responsibility also includes the facilitation of learning experiences in the Museum’s galleries through self-guided materials and drop-in activities. Last but not least, Aubin will direct public programming offered through the Museum’s Arthur Bell Auditorium – a dynamic space hosting a diverse and robust schedule of concerts, films, lectures, and other community gatherings.

Aubin brings 18 years of experience in both museum- and classroom-based learning environments. She comes to the Harwood from the Seattle Art Museum (SAM), where she served as Museum Educator for School and Educator Programs. There Aubin developed and implemented gallery learning experiences for children and adults, oversaw SAM’s docent program, and managed SAM’s art studio workshops and museum-wide programs. She trained 120 docents annually, and reached more than 10,000 school children each year. 60,000 adults participate in the public and private tours lead by SAM’s docents each year. Aubin also managed seven teaching artists who served around 7,800 school kids per year.

Prior to her work at SAM, Aubin served as a classroom educator and as Associate Curator of Education at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. Aubin has been active in national museum education organizations including the National Docent Symposium, Visual Understanding in Education, and the National Art Education Association.

“Offering people of all ages access to art, culture and heritage at the Harwood Museum of Art is a wonderful career opportunity,” says Aubin. “I am very excited to be in Taos and look forward to meeting more people from the community and learning more about the collection and the artists of Taos and Northern New Mexico.”

Today's News

July 3, 2013

First complete Roy Lichtenstein retrospective in France opens at Pompidou Centre

Rarest Chinese stamp sells for HK$6.9 million in Interasia Auctions' record-breaking summer auction

Exhibition in Barcelona covers the different graphic techniques that Joan Miró explored

Germany's "favourite painter" around 1900: Städel shows Hans Thoma's paintings

Tate Modern presents Museum of Contemporary African Art 1997-2002 by Meschac Gaba

Exhibition of masterpieces of Nabis art opens at the Neue Pinakothek in Munich

New show at Cantor Arts Center chronicles evolution of French master drawings

New work by acclaimed German artist Andreas Schulze at Sprüth Magers in London

Keast & Hood Co. Structural Engineers contribute to Statue of Liberty reopening July 4

Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait opens at the Jewish Museum in London

"Roger Ballen: Portraits from South Africa" on view at Cohen Gallery in Los Angeles

A Sunday in the Mountains: Group show opens at the Swiss Institute in New York

Albright-Knox Art Gallery presents "Robert Therrien, A Survey of Work by the Artist"

Harwood Museum of Art hires experienced Director of Museum Learning

Art Gallery of South Australia searches for missing Mortimer Menpes paintings

Corcoran presents Ellen Harvey: The Alien's Guide to the Ruins of Washington, D.C.

Contemporary works from the worlds of art and fashion on view in Vienna

Remarkable Kirk F. White Collection headlines full-day memorabilia sale

4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art opens on September 15

Front Room: Nathaniel Mellors & Jimmy Joe Roche opens at the Baltimore Museum of Art

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- Exhibition at Sotheby's S/2 features 9 women spanning 4 continents and over 100 years of creativity

2.- 'Violence' moves NY museum to shut down anti-Trump art show

3.- Erotica: Passion & Desire exhibition and sale tests taboos at London auction house

4.- Sotheby's to offer one of the greatest works by Gustav Klimt ever to appear at auction

5.- Exhibition explores Edgar Degas' fascination with the hat makers of Paris

6.- Guggenheim celebrates 80 years of innovation with presentation of 170 modern works

7.- Exhibition focuses on the work of the two top painters of the Dutch De Stijl movement

8.- Botticelli Venus painting on view for first time in United States

9.- Parmigianino's 16th century masterpiece at risk of leaving the United Kingdom

10.- 300 photographs of Rock & Roll musicians and Jazz greats at Shelburne Museum

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful