Jennifer Williams Joins NOMA Education Team

Jennifer Williams


NEW ORLEANS — In her role as Youth and Family Programs Manager, Jennifer Williams focuses on developing, implementing, evaluating, and advancing a diverse and comprehensive suite of creative and innovative educational programs and studio classes for families and young audiences that enable participants to explore works of art, discover connections, and work creatively.

Before taking on her role at NOMA, Williams most recently served as the Deputy Director for the Public Experience for Prospect.4. Upon her arrival in New Orleans over ten years ago from her hometown of Atlanta, GA Williams served as an AmeriCorps VISTA, coordinating projects with the Tulane University Center for Public Service.

For 6 years, Williams served as the Director and Curator of the George and Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art. As a visual art curator organizing exhibitions & performances, Williams is committed to contributing to the cultural and artistic landscape in New Orleans. She supports and serves on a variety of art & community committees and boards including Junebug Productions, the New Orleans Photo Alliance, and the Contemporary Art Center’s John Scott Guild.

She has participated in and led a variety of experiences around the world, including facilitating discussion groups at the Clinton Global Initiative-U, the Urban Bush Women Leadership Institute in Brooklyn, NY and the Dak'Art Biennial in Dakar, Senegal. Williams received her B.A. in History with a concentration in Art History from Georgia State University. 

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