Erin Starr White

Director of Community Education

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MA in Art History, Texas Christian University

BA in Art History, University of Texas at Arlington

Erin joined the FWBG | BRIT staff in 2019. She is a program director, curator, and environmentalist and brings over a decade of experience as a museum educator to her role as Director of Community Education. Erin delights in working with adult learners, having led the docent corps at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and owned a business teaching art history modules to mature adults. She served on the UTA Fort Worth Gallery Advisory Committee and has written extensively about art of all types. Erin regularly engages in mindfulness practices and appreciates and studies the health benefits of plants. She served on the board of Slow Food DFW and enjoys continuing to develop her ties to the community through plants and art.

At FWBG | BRIT, Erin’s focus is twofold. She connects community members with nature through classes that focus on gardening, food, wellness, sustainability and conservation, and art. She also serves as curator of the Madeline R. Samples Exhibit Hall, where she creates art exhibitions that explore the natural world. Additionally, Erin directs our Art in the Garden tour program. Through art, visitors locate new ways to think about nature and their place within it.    

“Being in touch with the natural world is crucial.” -Sir David Attenborough

 

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