Curator of Education
University Museum of Contemporary Art/ Fine Arts Center
Eva Fierst is Curator of Education at the University Museum of Contemporary Art since 2006. She has been instrumental in creating educational programing and academic teaching opportunities at the museum. She collaborates with the annual Institute for Curatorial Practice at Hampshire College. Together with the Art History and Studio Art Departments she has generated a Curatorial Fellowship program for graduate students and museum practica for undergraduate students. She holds a degree in Art History from Smith College and has worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Summer Institute for Museum Studies at Smith College, the Jewish Museum Berlin, Germany and Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA. She is involved in community art projects such as the Art Salon, a forum for local artists, and the Amherst Art Walk.