Host: Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA
Guests: Dr. Ariana Curtis, Curator of the Latinx Studies program at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture
Dr. Ariana Curtis is the first-ever Curator of the Latinx Studies program at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and this episode’s guest on our Stand Against Racism mini-series for Organize Your Butterflies. Dr. Curtis and host Alejandra Y. Castillo, YWCA USA CEO, chat about Dr. Curtis’ role centering the Afro-Latinx experience in her collections, what Afro-Latinx representation looks like in the historically white museum community, and finding new ways to make museum collections accessible – especially in this new era of social distancing. To find out more about Ariana’s work and current projects, be sure to follow her on Twitter and Instagram!