A detail-oriented museum lover that is driven to connect the public to museums for their informal learning and social growth opportunities.
What I’m Reading Right Now
- The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
- Under the Tuscan Sun, Frances Mayes
What I’m Watching Right Now
- Umbrella Academy
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Hannah was born in Germany in 1995 (barely!). She has lived in Texas, Kansas, Florence and up until recent events, New York City. She is a recent alumna of the museum studies graduate program with Marist College and Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici, which is based in Florence, Italy. She graduated in May 2018 from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in art history and psychology with a minor in leadership studies and a few undergraduate certificates.
On July 17, 2020, Hannah successfully defended her thesis for the completion of her Master’s in Museum Studies – “Labelling Rembrandt in the Galleries: Before and After the Findings of the Rembrandt Research Project”. In May 2019, she finished her two semesters of coursework in Florence, Italy for that degree.
Hannah fell in love with art history during her high school humanities and AP art history classes. During her time at the University of Kansas she took many art history courses, co-founded the campus art history club, and interned at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for a summer. Read more about Hannah’s experience with her résumé.
She was incredibly thankful for her most recent opportunity to intern with the Membership and Annual Fund division at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. She was offered a paid temporary position with the Individual Development team, but unfortunately it could not come to fruition due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Hannah is currently living at home in Kansas, using all of this time to apply for jobs, reflect back on her travels, bake challot, and attend museum webinars! Pre-quarantine era, Hannah loved to take pictures during her travels and museum visits (check out her Instagram!), and hang out at local coffee shops sipping on a cappuccino while keeping up on the newest research articles about Rembrandt.