museum & art education council

Members of the Museum & Art Education Council are prominent professionals in the worlds of art education and museums. They know the power of the visual arts to fulfill human potential.

The members of our Museum & Art Education Council's expertise informs our understanding of what art teachers need to guide their students through meaningful art projects and how best to support them in their professional development.

The Museum & Art Education Council

Sondra Avelar, Art Teacher, Paul V. Fly Elementary School, Norristown

Barbara Bassett, (Retired)The Constance Williams Curator of Education, School & Teacher Programs, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Christine Doobinin, Director of Retail, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Marilyn Leuszler, Western States Coordinator, Artist and teacher, Trinidad, CO

Marla Shoemaker, The Kathleen S. Sherred Senior Curator of Education, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Emilee Taylor, Retired Art Teacher and Arts Administrator

Hildy Tow, Curator of Education, Woodmere Art Museum

Tessie Varthas, Retired Head, Visual Arts Administration, SDP

Patterson B. Williams, Master Teacher for Asian Art, Denver Museum of Art

Monica Zimmerman, Director of Museum Education, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts