Dana Kletchka

last updated 3/4/2018

Dana Carlisle Kletchka

Assistant Professor of Art Museum Education at The Ohio State University

281 W. Lane Ave, Columbus, Ohio, United States
HQ Phone:
(614) 292-2631

General Information


Curator of Education - Metropolitan Museum of Art

Educator - Art Museum Teaching

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Art Education - Penn State Limited

Curator of Education - Palmer Museum of Art

Coordinator of Docent and Interpretive Programs - Philbrook Museum of Art


BS degrees - English and art history , University of Kansas

MA - art education with an emphasis in museum education , Penn State

Ph. D.

PhD - art education , Penn State

PhD - art education , The Pennsylvania State University

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Art Alliance of Central PA -- Exhibitions

Juror, Dana Carlisle Kletchka
Dana Carlisle Kletchka is the Curator of Education at the Palmer Museum of Art at The Pennsylvania State University, an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Art Education program; co-director of the Summer Institute on Contemporary Art (SICA), a joint project of the School of Visual Arts and the Palmer Museum of Art; and a co-editor of ArtMuseumTeaching.com, an online community of practice. Dana is interested in critical art museum education pedagogies; professional development for PreK-12 teachers in art museum contexts; the use of social media and and digital technologies on interpretation and engagement in the art museum; and the professional positionality of art museum educators within the profound paradigmatic shift of art museums over the last 40 years. In 2015, she was awarded the National Art Education Association's Art Educator of the Year for the Museum Education Division.

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The perceptions and practices of American art museums have evolved over the last century, but what does this mean for art museum visitors? Art museum educator Dana Carlisle Kletchka discusses ways in which contemporary visitors engage with culture as well as common barriers to doing so, but argues t...

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