Michelle Cheng - Contributor and Virtual Event Panelist

Michelle Cheng

Director of Education & Community Partnerships, Frye Art Museum

About the Contributor:

Michelle Cheng is the Director of Education & Community Partnerships at Frye Art Museum as of August 5, 2019. Prior to joining the Frye, Cheng worked on an award-winning education team at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum as the Manager of Integration-Level Education Programs.

At Cooper Hewitt, Cheng’s work to educate, inspire, and empower reached audiences nationwide, engaging everyone from teens to educators to lifelong learners in hands-on experiences that deepened their understanding of design and design thinking. Previously, Cheng served as Director of Education at the New Haven Museum, where she cultivated lasting partnerships that allowed for innovative and interdisciplinary programming to grow while expanding the museum’s presence and reach in the local community. Cheng holds a B.A. in Art History and Comparative Literature from Binghamton University and a M.A. in Art + Design Education from Rhode Island School of Design.


Discover Insights:

Learn from Michelle Cheng in the virtual session below:

Creative Aging

Finding Connection and Memory in Art & Nature

Creative Aging


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