LUAG Welcomes William Crow As New Director

April 23, 2018 12:00PM

Photo by Jackie Neale

We’re thrilled to announce that Dr. William Crow has been named the next director of the Lehigh University Art Galleries and Professor of Practice in the department of art, architecture, and design. Dr. Crow is the current Educator in Charge of Teaching and Learning at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. You can read the full news article here.


About Dr. William Crow:

Dr. William Crow is the recent Educator in Charge of Teaching and Learning at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York (USA). In that role he oversaw programs serving over 500,000 visitors annually, including programs and resources for schools, educators, families, teens, college and universities. He has spoken nationally and internationally on topics related to museums, education, and digital media, and co-authored the AAM publications Unbound by Place or Time: Museums and Online Learning (2009), All Together Now: Museums and Online Collaborative Learning (2010) and Teaching the Museum (2014). He was recently named the 2014 Eastern Region Art Museum Educator of the Year by the National Art Education Association, and has served as a panelist for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) as well as a peer reviewer for the Museum Assessment Program (MAP) for AAM and the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). He received the 2015 University Excellence in Teaching Award at Johns Hopkins, and in 2017 he was awarded a Fulbright Global Specialist Award to conduct professional development for museum staff in South America.

William Crow holds a B.A. in Romance Languages and Art from Wake Forest University, an M.F.A. in Painting from Hunter College of The City University of New York, an M.S.Ed. in Museum Education Leadership from Bank Street, and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from Columbia University. He is also an alumnus of the Getty Leadership Institute, Museum Leaders: The Next Generation Program (2006) and the National Guild for Community Art Education Leadership Institute (2016).