Elizabeth Humphrey

Affiliation: Art Museum
Curatorial Assistant and Manager of Student Programs

Elizabeth Humphrey is the Curatorial Assistant and Manager of Student Programs at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. She is a 2014 graduate of Bowdoin College and will receive her Master’s degree in American Material Culture this spring from the Winterthur Program at the University of Delaware and is a 2014 graduate of Bowdoin College. Humphrey interned at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in 2014. She researched unidentified sitters in NMAAHC’s photographic collection, including the work of H.C. Anderson’s Greenville, MS series featured in the inaugural exhibition, Power of Place. As a Lois F. McNeil Fellow in the Winterthur Program of American Material Culture, Humphrey researched diverse narratives found in American material and visual culture, architecture, and design. Her master’s thesis, Moorish in the Midwest, considers the role and influence of the Alhambra and global design on nineteenth-century American architecture.

As the Curatorial Assistant, Elizabeth Humphrey assists with curatorial programs, exhibitions, and research; trains and supervises student employees and tour guides; schedules group tours of the Museum; and works with the development of digital resources.