Vice president, Arts on the Lake Board of Directors
Ellen Leerburger is a museum education consultant whose work emphasizes audience advocacy related to all aspects of exhibit design and management including program development and evaluation and creation of interpretive strategies and materials for museums and cultural institutions.
Clients include the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Albany Institute of History and Art, the Hudson River Museum, The Brooklyn Historical Society, The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library and Mexico City’s Museum of Memory and Tolerance.
Ellen has worked in the education departments of MoMA, the Jewish Museum and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and as Senior Interpretive Manager for Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, an architectural and museum exhibit design firm in NYC.
She holds a Masters Degree in Museum Education from Bank Street College of Education and Bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College (cum laude, with distinction) where she majored in Modern Foreign Languages and Art History.
Ellen is a founding board member of Arts on the Lake and also serves as AotL’s Director of Educational Programming.