Elizabeth Escamilla - Women's Foundation California

Elizabeth Escamilla

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Assistant Director for Education and Public Programming for the J. Paul Getty Museum

Elizabeth Escamilla is currently Assistant Director for Education and Public Programming for the J. Paul Getty Museum. Previously she served as the Director of Education at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. She has held various positions in the Education Department at the J. Paul Getty Museum for 22 years. In addition to designing the largest guided school visit program in an American art museum, she championed access to the museum by Title I school communities through an annual, one-million-dollar bus funding program. She spearheaded the development of online, collection-based resources, and brokered partnerships with Teaching Channel and Khan Academy to expand reach. Elizabeth is a leader in the area of arts integration, and she has presented locally and nationally on issues in the field of museum education. In 2014, she was named Museum Educator of the Year by the National Art Educators Association. Elizabeth is a California native, born in Ventura County and is proud of her California university undergraduate and graduate degrees from UC Santa Barbara and San Francisco State University, respectively.

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