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Cheri Ehrlich

Cheri Ehrlich
Visiting Assistant Professor
South 106

Cheri Eileen Ehrlich is an educator and scholar in art and museum education with 20 years of combined experience teaching in higher education, museums, community centers, and K-12 schools. Throughout her career, Ehrlich has worked with learners of all abilities and ages and including learners from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds. Prior to teaching in higher education, Ehrlich worked in the Education departments at the Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, Dia Beacon, and Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University.  Ehrlich’s research on feminist art, adolescents, and museums is published in Visual Art Research and her chapters appear in the books Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today and Feminism and Museums: Intervention, Disruption and Change.

Ed.D, Art and Art Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; M.Ed, Art and Art Education, Teachers College Columbia University; MAT, Art Education, Tufts Unversity at the SMFA; BFA, Painting, and BA, Women's Studies, UMass Amherst
Professional Experience: 


  • Ehrlich, C.E. (forthcoming). Feminist pedagogy in museum education: Adolescents guiding us forward, In K. Keifer-Boyd, L. Hoeptner-Poling, S. Klein, W.B. Knight, & A. Perez de Miles, (Eds.), NAEA Women’s Caucus Lobby Activism.  

  • 2018 - Aleman, B., Ehrlich, C.E., Harris, L.C. (2018). Looking back and forward: Reflections on starting LGBTQ+ teen programming at the Brooklyn Museum (2011-2018). Viewfinder: Reflecting on Museum Education, 6. 

  • 2018 - Ehrlich, C.E. (2018). Teen take(s) on feminist art in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, In J. C. Ashton (Ed.), Feminism and Museums: Intervention, Disruption and Change. Volume 2. Edinburgh & Boston: MuseumsEtc.

  • 2016 - Keifer-Boyd, K., Ehrlich, C., Holt, A., Knight, W.B., Lin, Y.J., Perez de Miles, A. (2016). Curricular encounters with Linda Stein’s Holocaust heroes: Fierce females. In L. Stein, (Ed.) Holocaust heroes: Fierce females. Philadelphia: Old City Publishing. 

  • 2014 - Ehrlich, C.E. (2014). Feminist art and adolescents in museums: A closer look. In J. Boyd Acuff & L. Evans (Eds.), Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today (pp. 163-180). Lanham, MD: Rowan & Littlefield.


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