Elizabeth Slagus

Director of Public Programs, External Affairs
(718) 595-9135
eslagus@nysci.org

Elizabeth Slagus is the Director of Public Programs for NYSCI, a part-time adjunct faculty member of Parsons – The New School, and founder/co-curator of the SexEd Project. She consults in the areas of art and technology education, public programming and community engagement. In 2009, the State Library of Queensland awarded her the Creative Fellowship for Art & Technology to develop the public programming and outreach strategy for Brisbane’s new digital culture center, The Edge. During 2008, she produced the youth component for the 01SJ Biennial (San Jose, CA), and co-curated “1800 Frames” for City Without Walls (Newark, NJ)—beginning a curatorial partnership with Norene Leddy. Between 1998-2008, Slagus developed and managed Eyebeam’s education programs, exploring new teaching and learning techniques and models for engagement. As Director of Education and Public Programming, she co-curated and oversaw large-scale exhibitions, and Eyebeam’s public presentations. She holds a BA in Art History and Anthropology from Bucknell University and an MA in Visual Arts Administration from NYU.