Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum
Ashley Mask completed her doctorate in Art and Art Education at Columbia University, Teachers College this spring, culminating in research on novice art museum educators and their experiences upon entering the field. She works as a museum educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum. Prior to beginning her doctoral work, Ashley led the education departments at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art in Boulder, Colorado. She has taught museum studies, museum education, and leadership studies courses at several universities, and she has worked with a variety of community organizations and arts commissions as an evaluator, researcher, and organizer. She holds an MSEd in Leadership in Museum Education from Bank Street College. She also holds an MFA in Photography from the University of Delaware and a BFA in Sculpture and Photography from the University of Montevallo.