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Laura Sloan

Laura Sloan is the Assistant Manager of Docent Programs at the Rubin Museum of Art. Along with recruiting and training new docents, she ensures that current docents have the tools they need to lead incredible tours at the museum. This includes encouraging and teaching docents to use iPads and touch objects in their tours. She also organizes ongoing trainings for docents and recently led an access training session. In this session Laura taught best practices for engaging museum visitors with visual impairments, along with the basics of leading visual description tours according to Art Beyond Sight guidelines. Laura completed her M.A. in Museum Studies from City College.