Erin Starr White

Director of Community Education

Education

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. She served on the UTA Fort Worth Gallery Advisory Committee and has written extensively about art of all types. She is trained as a traditional naturopath and continues to study natural wellness. Erin served on the board of Slow Food DFW and enjoys continuing to develop her ties to the local community through plants and art.

At FWBG | BRIT, Erin’s focus is twofold: to connect community members with nature through classes that focus on plants, ecology, sustainability, conservation, and wellness; and to serve as curator of the Madeline R. Samples Exhibit Hall, where she creates art exhibitions that explore similar subjects. She also teaches and mentors Art in the Garden docents. Through art, visitors locate new ways to think about the natural world and their place within it.    

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

 

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