Bio

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Erin K. Hylton is a Jamaican-American cultural organizer, social justice advocate, mentor, art collector and artist who proudly hails from the Bronx, New York. Currently she works as School Programs Coordinator at The Studio Museum in Harlem. She fervently believes that art is a human right. Her academic focus is on the importance of the arts to students, with special focus on those with special needs. In her personal time she works on her blog, travels (erintravels.com) and collaborates with other cultural organizers in New York City and abroad creating events, articles, and presenting at conferences. Her personal mantra is “Take action, create change”.

Conference Presenter Participation:

Open Engagement
2013
Youth Engagement and Social Activism through Story Circles
Erin Hylton
Portland State University

May 17, 2013 I Portland, OR

New York City Museum Educators Roundtable (NYCMER) Annual Conference
2014
Far Yet Near: Extended Communities Through Museum School Partnerships
Erin Hylton, Jessica Baldenhofer and Dawn Brooks DeCosta
The Museum of the Moving Image
May 12, 2014 I New York City
2015
Museum Cultural Ambassadors: Parent Engagement at Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School
Erin Hylton & Francis Estrada
El Museuo del Barrio
May 4, 2015 I New York City
2016
Translating Power: Intersections between Language, Hearing, and Identity
Erin Hylton & PJ Gubatina Policarpio
The Morgan Library & Museum

May 2, 2016 I New York City

Face to Face: The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable
2015
Extended Early Learning through Family Engagement and Museums
Erin Hylton, Barbara Palley, Shanta Lawson & Stefania Trelles
City University of New York

April 7, 2016 I New York City

Museums Association of the Caribbean Conference
2016
Youth Engagement Through Museum Education
Erin Hylton & Stephanie Cunningham

October 19, 2016 I St. Lucia, WI

National Art Education Association (NAEA) National Convention
2016
Museum Cultural Ambassadors: Parent Engagement Through Museum and School Partnerships
Erin Hylton & Francis Estrada
McCormick Place Convention Center
May 19, 2016 I Chicago

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