Anna Slafer, Adjunct Faculty
Anna Slafer is director of exhibitions and programs at the International Spy Museum, overseeing the divisions of exhibitions, curatorial, education, and collections. At SPY she project directed Operation Spy, a THEA-award-winning, hour-long immersive experience. In addition to building the department at SPY from its inception, Ms. Slafer also served as the founding curator of education at the National Building Museum, co-developer/manager of the first Hands On History Room at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, director of the Rolling Rainforest, a completely immersive mobile exhibit, and developer/manager of the Los Angeles Children’s Museum Mini-Museum, a satellite site at the nation’s first art-dedicated shopping mall space. She also served as the executive director of the environmental organization, Renew America. Ms. Slafer has co-authored three award-winning educational publications, including the book, Why Design?
She holds a B.A. in Geography/Conservation and Analysis of Ecosystems from UCLA and an M.A.T. in Museum Education from The George Washington University.