Hampshire College’s Art Gallery is a member of Museums10
collaborative associated with the Five Colleges---Amherst, Hampshire, Smith and
Mount Holyoke Colleges and UMass Amherst.
As a member of the Museums10 Education Committee and Director and
Curator at the Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amy Halliday will discuss
Museums10’s recent focus on inclusion and diversity. She will also highlight the Gallery’s
experimental and interdisciplinary contemporary art projects, ranging from Plasmodial Slime Mold to Museum within a Museum.
Amy Halliday’s research and practice focus on
teaching and learning in the college art museum, art and social change, and
global contemporary art. Her work with
the UMass Amherst public history class on women’s incarceration was part of the
traveling exhibition, States of
Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories, which won a 2016
Academic and Community Transformation Award at UMass for connecting academic
learning and community engagement. She
holds an M.A.T. from Smith College and an MA in the history of art from
University College London.