History Department Alum
Emily Larsen named Director of the Springville Museum of Art
Emily Larsen has worked and volunteered in Utah Museums since 2006. She has worked at the Springville Museum of Art since 2014, first as Assistant Curator and Registrar, then as Head of Exhibitions and Programs, and most recently as Associate Director. Emily graduated with a Bachelors of Arts from BYU, and a Master of Arts in History from the U of U. In addition to her work at the SMA, Emily has contributed to the local art community as an Independent Scholar: researching, writing and publishing as well as presenting on the topic of Utah art and history throughout the State. She was named Museum Educator of the Year in 2020 by the Utah Art Education Association and was given the Rising Museum Professional Award by the Utah Museums Association Fall 2021. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric, and their dog, Tootsie, traveling through rural Utah, and making mixed media collage art.
More about the Springville Museum of Art and Emily's contributions and vision for the future, here.