Museum Studies

Meet Our Faculty


Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson has been the curator of education at the Figge Art Museum, formerly known as the Davenport Art Museum, since 1991.

She has overseen the development and implementation of the museum's Education Wing, which includes a Family Activity Center, a Learn to Look Gallery, a Community Gallery, and Studio 1, an interactive space that helps visitors enhance their museum experiences related to special exhibitions.

Ann Marie leads the education department in its commitment to community engagement as evidenced in the wide array of public programs offered at the museum.

She presents at meetings and conferences locally, regionally, and nationally. Ann Marie received a bachelor of fine arts in painting and a master of arts in art history from the University of Kansas.

Title: Curator/Faculty
Department: Museum Studies Program
Office Phone: (309) 762-9481