Rachel S. Ropeik is a museum adventurer currently serving as the Manager of Public Engagement at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. She is dedicated to making art and art museums feel accessible to everyone, and helps make museum visits feel like fun, exciting experiences. Academically, she is a 19th century specialist particularly interested in the intersection of art and costume histories. She received her MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, where she examined 19th century masculinity and 20th century gender theory, and her BA in Art History and French from Wellesley College.
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A new kind of textbook
Reframing Art History
An open-access multimedia "textbook" for the 21st century
Our first "textbook" gives you a guided journey through the living, breathing, meaningful side of art history. With chapters developed by a group of more than 40 experts, it showcases art and history from the bottom up.