Lauren A Kaplan earned her BA in History and Art History at Columbia University and an MA in Education at Alliant International University in San Francisco. She is now a PhD Candidate at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her research focuses on art and architecture of the early twentieth century with a unique focus on cross-cultural exchange between Europe and Latin America.
Lauren was introduced to museum education while interning at the Brooklyn Museum in 2003, and she has been teaching ever since. Currently, she teaches undergraduate classes at Hunter College, and adult courses at the Museum of Modern Art. Lauren also works in Adult and Academic programs at MoMA, and with school groups at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. She lives in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.