Thursday, 18 August 2022 13:45

Tang Museum Names New Educator

Njeri Jennings. Photo provided. Njeri Jennings. Photo provided.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College has named Njeri Jennings as new Laurie M. Tisch Educator for K-12 and Community Programs. 

As the Tisch Educator, Jennings will develop and lead the Tang’s educational programming for families, schools, libraries, and community groups both in the museum and around the Capital Region. The Tisch Educator also serves as a key liaison between the Museum and educators at the elementary and secondary levels, developing interpretive materials and teacher training. 

Jennings comes to the Tang from the Longyear Museum of Anthropology and the Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University, where as Assistant Educator for the past three years she was responsible for K-12 and family outreach, educational instruction, and in-gallery education. She earned an MA in museum studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a BA in history from The College of Wooster. She has also worked at the Weatherspoon Museum of Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the National Museum of Bermuda.

Jennings can be contacted via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

For more information, call the Visitors Services Desk at 518-580-8080 or visit the Tang website at

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