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My Story

About Me

"I believe art has the power to connect us."


Angela Garcia (she/her)


is an art historian, curator, educator and project manager with 20 years experience working in the arts and culture sector. I am the co-founder of Pairings, a series of  contemporary art talks launched in 2021 at the height of the pandemic. 

As a museum administrator I have worked for El Museo del Barrio in New York and The Centro León in Dominican Republic. As a public speaker in the arts, I have lectured on Modern and Contemporary Art at The Bruce Museum, CT, New York Public Library Branches , Frieze NY, at City College among other academic and cultural settings. I am a bilingual lecturer and educator at The Museum of Modern Art (Since2008), The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum(Since 2014),  the Deutsche Bank Art Collection (Since2012),  and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Since 2019) as well as Morris Jumel Mansion (Since 2017). 

In 2020, I contributed as Lead Education Curriculum Developer and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion advisor for New York International Children's Film Festival (NYICFF) and worked as an Education and Development consultant for Arts & Minds. In 2021, I co-founded Pairings, a series of contemporary art talks and projects featuring BIPOC and LGTBQI+ artists. 

 I hold a BA from Syracuse University in Fine Arts, a Master of Arts at City College ( C.U.N.Y) in Art History and Museum Studies and a Masters in Contemporary Art and Arts Administration from The Institute of Latin American Museums (ILAM). I specialize in Modern and Contemporary art, event hough I also have a strong knowledge of global art history as well. Interested in research and projects that amplify Dominican art and culture. 

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