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Nile K. Blunt

  • Assistant Professor of Curatorial Practice
  • McPherson Director of Academic Programs, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011

Office Hours: By appointment


Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • AHST  219/419:  The 21st Century Art Museum: An Introduction to Museum Studies

Selected Publications

  • “Egypt in Africa: Afrocentrism as an Approach to Teaching the Material Culture of Ancient Egypt” in Teaching Ancient Egypt in Museums: Pedagogies in Practice, Routledge, 2022.
  • “The Most Unlikely of Places:” Opportunities and Challenges of Location at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Journal of Museum Education, 45:2 (2020).


  • Member, American Alliance of Museums
  • Member, Museum Association of New York
  • Member, National Arts Educators Association
  • Member, Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums
  • Member, North American Conference of British Studies
  • Member, City of Rochester Arts & Creative Community Committee
  • Grants for Arts Projects Panelist, National Endowment for the Arts