Diversity and Inclusion
Director of Learning and Public Engagement, The Andy Warhol Museum
Areas of focus: 21st-century Museums, Diversity and Inclusion, Teaching Across the Humanities, Andy Warhol
Prior to her arrival at The Warhol, Danielle Linzer was director of access and community programs at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In 2016, she published Room to Rise, findings from a multi-year research initiative investigating long-term impacts of teen programs in art museums. In 2012, she received an Emerging Leader award from the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability conference, organized by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Her digital media initiatives have been honored with awards from the Jodi Mattes Trust, the American Alliance of Museums, and the Museums and the Web annual conference. Linzer received her bachelor of arts from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a master of science in leadership in museum education from Bank Street College.
To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.
Diversity Catalyst, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Areas of focus: Diversity and Inclusion
In her role as diversity catalyst for Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Cecile Shellman responds to initiatives relevant to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility at Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. Past appointments include: director for visual arts and exhibitions at the August Wilson Center; program manager for Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Culturally Responsive Arts Education initiative; education coordinator at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston; director of education at Heckscher Museum of Art, New York; and education curator at the Museum of Church History and Art, Salt Lake City. She serves on the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Board of Directors, Sports and Exhibitions Authority Art Committee, co-chair of the American Alliance of Museums’ DIVCOM professional committee, and AAM National Planning Committee. Shellman holds a BFA in painting from Brigham Young University and CMS from Harvard University.
To schedule an interview, email Betsy Momich or call her at 412.622.3236.