Feb. 4, 2021 — Francesca DuBrock, Chief Curator of the Anchorage Museum — Introduction to Extra Tough: Women of the North (on Zoom)

Francesca Du Brock, Chief Curator at the Anchorage Museum, will discuss a current exhibit at the museum that features the vital roles of both indigenous and newcomer women in northern communities.

In her role as curator, Du Brock focuses on developing projects and exhibitions that reflect the diversity of people living in the North. Bilingualism, visual literacy, food culture, Indigenous representation, and women have been topics of recent exhibitions, projects, and programming.

Du Brock previously worked at Kurimanzutto, a contemporary art gallery in Mexico City, and as an arts educator in San Francisco, Boston, and Alaska. She is a born-and-raised Alaskan and brings a passion for learning from and through the arts to her current work. She holds a B.A. in Art History from Bowdoin College, an M.F.A. from the San Francisco Arts Institute, and an M.Ed. from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.

Participants can join the at 11:30 a.m. for conversation and to troubleshoot connections. Please sign on by 11:50 a.m. to be prepared for start of the program at noon. Get details by sending a message to sherrie@arctic.net.

Francesca DuBrock