Gallery Talk: Julia Forbes, Managing Curator for The Art of Golf
Julia Forbes, Managing Curator for The Art of Golf at the High Museum in Atlanta, will introduce the exhibition on the opening weekend at the MFA.
At the High, Ms. Forbes is the Shannon Landing Amos Head of Interpretation. In that role, she develops and oversees all educational materials, tours, and wall labels. She led the staff who created the High’s award-winning Smartphone app, ArtClix, and has organized and presented exhibitions in a collaborative setting for more than 12 years.
Ms. Forbes has also been an educator at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, the Washington National Cathedral, and the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. She was named the 1998 Eastern Museum Educator of the Year by the National Art Education Association. She holds degrees in art history and cultural anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her master’s in art history/museum training from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Free with Museum admission.