Lauren Appel

Lauren Appel has worked as an arts educator at many cultural institutions in Seattle and New York, including Seattle Children’s Theater, Youth Theatre Northwest, Rubin Museum of Art, Abrons Arts Center, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and also currently works at Hilltop Artists in Tacoma, where she runs a visual art program for court-involved girls in Pierce County. She has worked with students of all ages as a visual arts educator, a theatre teaching artist, and a museum and gallery educator. She has a particular interest in curriculum-integrated arts learning and collaborating with classroom teachers and school administrators. Lauren holds a BA in theater from Smith College and a MSEd in Museum Education from Bank Street College of Education.