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Welcome, Emily Altman!

The Darien Arts Center is happy to welcome Emily Altman as its new Visual Arts Director! Emily will oversee visual arts programs for both adults and children at the DAC and is part of the team leading classes that include Little Artists for ages 3-5, Elementary Art Studio for ages 6 & 7, Art Studio for ages 8-10, Cartooning for ages 7-12, Drawing and Painting for ages 10-15, Digital Photography for ages 9-12 and Watercolor and Oil Painting for adults.

Emily holds a B.A. in Art History from Bucknell University and an M.A. from NYU in Visual Arts Administration. Before joining the DAC she worked at The Museum of Modern Art and Christie’s Auction House, NY in exhibition management for 10 years. In addition to her career in the visual arts, she was also a dancer for twenty years, and is thrilled to be a part of the DAC and to contribute to its success in bringing the arts to the community.

Emily can be reached at emily@darienarts.org or by calling (203) 655-8683.