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Erin Wederbrook Yuskaitis

Pronouns:

She/her

Availability:

Available

Full or Part-time

Position Type:

Boston

Massachusetts

United States of America

Years in the field:

11 – 15 Years

Areas of Expertise

Docent Programs, Education, Explainer/guide, Outreach and Public Engagement, Project Management, Professional Development, Research & Evaluation

Principal for Yellow Room Consulting, Erin is an experienced museum educator and Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) facilitator specializing in visitor learning, program and audience development, and cross-discipline meaning-making in cultural institutions. She received her BA from the University of Virginia in art history and archaeology, her MA from the University of Alabama in American studies, and her Certificate in Museum Studies/Education from Tufts University. She serves on the Steering Committee of the Greater Boston Museum Educators Roundtable and as the Education Professional Affinity Group Co-Chair for the New England Museum Association. She consults for a variety of organizations and presents on audience-centered learning and innovative programming for adults. Erin also lectures and leads gallery talks on art + medicine topics with her physician-scientist husband in museums, hospitals, and schools. As an artist, Erin previously served as an ArtPartner for artists with disabilities, taught at the Magic City Art Connection Imagination Festival in Birmingham, AL, contributed work to several charitable auctions, and exhibited her work at local venues and in community art festivals. Today, Erin finds creative expression through taking pictures, painting, and fostering visual literacy in others.