Elisabeth Callihan

Elisabeth Callihan

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Elisabeth Callihan is an educator and catalyst for change. She is the Head of Multi-Generational Learning at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), where she leads a team in co-creating arts-based experiences with community organizations and stakeholders. Prior to Mia, she oversaw public programming at institutions including the Brooklyn Museum, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, and the Center for Southern Folklore; and was Co-Director and Curator of the alternative multi-media art space Odessa Projects. She holds a BA in art history from the University of Evansville; an MA in fine and decorative art from Sotheby’s Institute London. She is the co-founder of the Museum As Site for Social Action (MASS Action) project, and the author of several articles exploring museums and social engagement that have appeared in Apollo Magazine, the Journal of Museum Education, and the book Partnership Power: Essential Museum Strategies for Today’s Networked World.

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