Lauren A Kaplan earned her BA in 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, and is working on her dissertation. She specializes in art and architecture of the 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 art history in museums and classrooms ever since. Currently, she teaches undergraduate classes at Hunter College, CUNY. Lauren also works with school groups, adults, and families as an educator at the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Morgan Library and Museum. She lives in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.
Learn more about Lauren and her approach in a recent interview here.