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Colleagues & Friends: Kristen Wawruck

  • Emigrant Fine Art and Finance 6 E 43rd St New York, NY United States (map)
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Kristen Wawruck, Deputy Director at Swiss Institute, is joined by Rosanna Flouty, Clinical Assistant Professor of Museum Studies at NYU, for a conversation about their careers and navigating ethically viable personal and professional paths through a complex philanthropic landscape.

$5 Members | $15 Non-Members

About Kristen Wawruck
Kristen Wawruck has been the Deputy Director of Swiss Institute since July 2017 where she manages development, operations, education, and governance. She oversaw the opening of Swiss Institute's new space in the East Village and the launch of arts education and visitor services programs. Prior to this role, she was the Director at On Stellar Rays, a commercial gallery space in the Lower East Side, where she managed a 12-person cadre of artists and a three-floor gallery space. From 2010 through 2015, she was the Grants Director at the New Museum and the Development Director of Rhizome. She was previously based in Boston prior to her move in New York, where she served on the development team at the ICA/Boston and for the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events for the City of Boston.

About Rosanna Flouty
Rosanna Flouty, Ph. D. is Clinical Assistant Professor of Museum Studies at NYU and Managing Director of HG&Co, a visitor-centric museum evaluation consultancy based in Washington D.C. and New York. Previously, she was the BMW Guggenheim Lab's Manager of Public Programs in the East Village and also worked at the ICA /Boston, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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