Virtual Office Hours

The Davis Museum invites Wellesley College students to meet one-on-one with staff over Zoom. Schedule a virtual appointment to discuss objects in the collection, employment and volunteer opportunities at the Davis, career paths in the arts, or broader issues within the museum sector.  

Please schedule appointments at least twelve hours in advance, using the links below. Alternative meeting times are available upon request by contacting individual staff members directly. If you are not sure which staff member is appropriate for your interests, or if you have a general inquiry about the Davis, please email heather.hughes@wellesley.edu.    

 

Lisa Fischman, Ruth Gordon Shapiro ’37 Director
Schedule a Virtual Appointment
Lisa has been director of the Davis Museum since 2010. She is responsible for leadership, vision, and implementation across all areas of Davis operations. A specialist in contemporary art, she is particularly interested in museum history and practice, collecting, museum ethics, decolonization, and DEAI initiatives.

Mark Beeman, Manager of Exhibitions and Collections Preparation
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Mark is responsible for the project management, planning, installation, and daily maintenance of all exhibitions. He also oversees the art handling, preparation, and display of all artwork within the Davis, including the coordination of conservation treatments with conservators in private practice. 

Nicole Berlin, Assistant Curator of Collections
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Nicole participates in an active schedule of collections-based installations and temporary exhibitions, programs, and teaching. As a specialist in Greco-Roman art and archaeology, she works particularly closely with ancient Mediterranean artworks. 

Helen Connor, Assistant Registrar for Exhibitions and Digital Resources 
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Helen coordinates loan logistics for incoming exhibitions, oversees rights and reproductions for image requests, coordinates collection photography, and manages the Davis's social media outreach.

Carrie Cushman, Linda Wyatt Gruber (Class of 1966) Curatorial Fellow in Photography
Schedule a Virtual Appointment (On leave until April 2021)
Carrie is responsible for teaching and curating with the Davis Museum's permanent holdings in photography, collaborating with faculty across disciplines, and curating special exhibitions. She is a specialist in art from East Asia, especially Japan.

Caitlin Duennebier, Assistant Preparator and Collections Care Specialist
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Caitlin works in all aspects of exhibition installation and collections care, including preventative conservation, matting, framing, and shipment of artwork. She has a background in studio art and is an avid beekeeper. 

Arthurina Fears, Curator of Education and Programs
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Arthurina develops educational content and programming inspired by the Davis's permanent collections and special exhibitions for visitors of all ages, including art activities, K-12 curricula, and accessible arts programs. She is interested in the connection between art and wellness and has a background in art education, art history, studio art, and creative writing.

Amanda Gilvin, Sonja Novak Koerner '51 Senior Curator of Collections and Assistant Director of Curatorial Affairs
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Amanda works with Davis colleagues and faculty, staff, and students from across campus on planning, creating, and programming curatorial and educational projects at the Davis. Her own curatorial projects focus on African and African Diasporic arts. 

Heather Hughes, Kemper Assistant Curator of Academic Affairs and Exhibitions
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Heather facilitates interdisciplinary curricular engagement with the Davis by developing temporary exhibitions and teaching with the museum’s diverse collections. She is a specialist in early modern European art, with a particular emphasis on works on paper.

Sarina Khan Reddy, Technology & Media Specialist 
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Sarina researches and implements innovative technology to increase access and understanding of the collections, including the Davis Museum’s website, mobile application, virtual exhibitions, AR, YouTube channel, and video installations. She is also a studio artist working in video, photo, and installation, conceptually examining histories of British India / Colonialism and exploring the differences within her cultural identity as an Islamic-American woman. 

Alicia LaTores, Friends of Art Curatorial Research Associate
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Alicia researches and writes on the Davis Museum's permanent collections, assists scholars with research inquiries, and works on curatorial projects for both special exhibitions and the permanent collections. She also designs and manages the production of gallery didactics, including all wall labels.

Karen McAdams, Friends of Art Coordinator
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Karen is responsible for managing the Friends of Art (FOA) membership program for the Davis. She cultivates and stewards alumnae and friends of the Davis. In addition to managing the FOA National Committee and Regional Chairs, a group of dedicated volunteers responsible for fundraising through FOA memberships, she also manages membership appeals, plan events and trips, oversees all FOA communications, and drafts the monthly FOA Newsletter.

Bo Mompho, Collections Manager and Head Registrar
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Bo is responsible for the care and management of the Davis Museum’s collection, implementing policies and procedures that adhere to professional standards and best practices. She serves as the collections database manager and is an integral member of the facilities and risk management teams.

James Oles, Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art 
James holds a dual appointment in the Art Department and the Davis Museum, where he focuses on acquisitions and exhibitions of Latin American and Latinx art. He will resume holding office hours in spring 2021.

Joseph Zucca, Security Supervisor
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Joe ensures the safety of all visitors, staff, students, and artwork displayed in the galleries. He also coordinates facilities work, oversees deliveries, and monitors the building’s climate control.