Gallery Talk: Harlem Document
Ms. Hughes has curated several popular photography exhibitions at the Museum, including Pleasure Grounds and Restoring Spaces – Photographs of our National Parks and Picturing a New Society: Photographs from the Soviet Union 1920s – 1980s. She was the co-curator of Forever in a Moment: Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Egypt and Sitter and Subject in Nineteenth-Century Photography.
She has taught courses in the history of photography, as well as many other subjects, at the Art Institute of Tampa and the University of South Florida, Tampa, where she received her BA in humanities and her MA in art history. She received the USF Outstanding Thesis Award in 2009-2010. As an intern at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., she conducted research for Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris, which was recently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Her scholarly article, “Imag(in)ing Paris for Posterity,” will appear in a forthcoming issue of Future Anterior, Columbia University’s architecture journal.