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Transformation Tuesday: Race, Racism, & Museum Educators and Art Administrators
May 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation presents Transformation Tuesday, a community-driven online series examining the ways race and racism impact every aspect of our lives, and what we as a community can do to change and transform it. This month’s panel will focus on how race, racism, and racial equity impacts museum educators and art administrators.
Featured panelists include:
Asami Robledo-Allen Yamamoto, a Mexican-American Museum educator currently serving as the Community Engagement Coordinator at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. She attended the University of North Texas for her BFA and MA in Art Education with a Certification in Art Museum Education.
Teresa Coleman Wash, a producer, writer, and founding artistic director for the Bishop Arts Theatre Center whose mission is to cultivate a diverse and vibrant arts community while creating opportunities for local and emerging artists through performance and education. She holds an MA in Arts Management from Goucher College and a BBA in Busines Administration from Albany State University.
Jessica Fuentes, an artist, educator, community advocate, and museum consultant. She received her BA in Art & Performance from the University of Texas at Dallas (2004) and her MA in Art Education with a Museum Certificate from the University of North Texas (2013). She has worked at the Dallas Museum of Art and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art and is currently a freelance museum consultant.
Marta Torres, the Manager of Partnerships and Transformation for Dallas TRHT. She received a MA in Art Education, from Caribbean University in 2016, and a BA in History from the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey in 2014. She has created educational content for all ages as a Museum Educator and Coordinator in various esteemed institutions in DFW. Marta is currently pursuing her PhD in Education with Baylor University.