Allison Kaminsky holds an MA in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Theatre and International Studies from Northwestern University. Her previous museum roles include education, exhibit development, and public programing. In addition to working at the MFA, Allison is an After School Teacher in Wellesley. She was previously an educator at the Old North Church and Historic Site and several of her interpretive tours were featured in a 2022 Boston Globe article. She is excited to empower audiences of all ages to interpret and create art.

Carla Nunez-Hernandez is an artist, illustrator, and educator. She received her Master of Arts in art history at the University of Chicago and her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Maine College of Art and Design. Her work primarily focuses on the duality between visibility and invisibility, exploring new and imaginative ways of looking at and experiencing art and the world around us.

Emily Auchincloss is an artist and art educator living and working in Boston, MA, and was born in New York, NY. She received her MFA and a Master’s in Art History from Pratt Institute. Auchincloss’s paintings and weavings have been exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work was recently included in the exhibition "A Wild Note of Longing -on Albert Pinkham Ryder and his Influence" at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, and shape_shifters_support_systems at Praise Shadows Art Gallery in Brookline.

Evan Sneed is a historian and museum professional with a Masters's of History and Museum Studies from Tufts University. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, he made the move from Cherokee NC to New England in 2017. Evan currently lives in Boston and has been working in museums around the city for the last six years. Outside of work he enjoys rooting for his favorite soccer team and studying Japanese history. He is excited to engage with a diverse audience at the MFA while focusing on two of his passions - history and education.

Gabriela Perez-Dietz is an artist, farmer, and educator. She holds an MA from Tufts University in Museum Education and a BA from Skidmore College in Art History and Anthropology. A co-chair of the education professional affinity group through NEMA, she focuses on community driven practices. Her work has taken her across the globe from Chicago to Italy, sharing her passion for making art come alive for all audiences. When not at the MFA you can find Gabriela on her farm or sewing up a storm!

Heather Hoganson received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Grove City College and her Master of Arts in Education from Gratz College. Her classroom teaching experience includes third, fourth, and sixth grades. She also taught and facilitated hands-on simulated space missions at the Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis! She is looking forward to sharing her love of art and teaching at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Isabelle Bohling (Issy) is an art and environmental educator and an MA student at Tufts University studying Art History and Museum Studies. She’s worked in a variety of educational settings, including museums, camps, and traditional classrooms. Issy loves running art-making programs outside and fostering connections between people and their environments.

Katie Stack is an educator and children’s illustrator living in Boston, MA. She graduated from Boston College with degrees in Art History and Elementary Education and later received her Masters of Education from Harvard. She also spent a semester in Florence to study Renaissance art. She has a decade of classroom experience, including 5 years in Boston Public Schools, and is excited to bridge her two passions of art and education by teaching at the MFA. She encourages children to connect with art and the world around them through creative, interactive lessons. When she is not teaching, she loves to draw, get outside, and learn anything about Italy!

Molly Lamb is an artist and educator with an interest in mindful and multisensory approaches to art making and art education. She received her MFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums nationally. Her teaching background includes museums, community organizations, after-school programs, and higher education. A thread that runs through all aspects of her life is a love of learning, creative thinking, and storytelling. She hopes to inspire students to find empowering connections with art that help them give shape to their own stories.

Monique Momjian earned her BFA in Apparel Design from Rhode Island School of Design with a concentration in Art History. She has worked as a fashion designer, in the Sweater Department, at both Oscar by Oscar de La Renta and Polo Ralph Lauren in New York. After moving to Boston she started her own company where she designed and created accessories with the mindset that "strong girls rock." As a mother, she raised her two children in the city exploring all that Boston has to offer for design, art, color, and nature. In addition to English, Monique can speak fluent French, Spanish, Italian, and Armenian.

Paige Levine recently graduated with her MA in History and Museum Studies from Tufts University. She received her BA from the University of Richmond after studying history, classical civilizations, and secondary education and has experience working with many different age groups. Her goals as a museum educator are all about being involved in education outside of a classroom setting and encouraging fun learning in institutions such as museums.

Rebecca Arnoldi has an MFA in painting and an MS in Environmental Education. She and leads interdisciplinary experiential outdoor workshops and makes art that explores biological forms. Rebecca has worked as a naturalist and as an art instructor for over 25 years leading programs for many institutions including the National Park Service, the Arnold Arboretum, the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Also a certified yoga instructor, Rebecca sometimes brings body awareness, expressive movement and stretches into her classes. Rebecca is happy to work with the MFA and help people of all ages explore and express creatively.

Samantha Goldsmith is an educator with a BA in Archaeology and Classical Studies from Tufts University, a Masters in Effective Teaching from Sposato Graduate School of Education, and certification to teach Elementary School and Secondary English. She has worked at historical sites including the Old North Church, the Paul Revere House, and Cape Cod National Seashore and loves to make museums accessible and fun for all audiences. Sam hails from the heartland and enjoys music, art, and dance.

Community Arts Staff

Dr. Nile Blunt, Senior Director of Museum Learning

Caitlin Doyle, Manager of Community Arts

Marlo Morales, Coordinator of Community Arts

Christina Moscat, Linde Family Director of Community Arts

Jasmine Perez, Manager of Community Arts Initiative