All posts by Nitasha Kawatra

Nitasha Kawatra

Nitasha Kawatra worked in Membership at the Brooklyn Museum from April 2008 to November 2010. Known as Tash amongst friends, she was born and raised in Memphis, TN and received her BA in Art History and French from Bowdoin College in Maine. She completed part of her studies in Paris, France and also interned at the La Napoule Art Foundation outside of Cannes. Prior to the Brooklyn Museum, Tash coordinated educational travel programs for members of non-profit institutions. Tash now works in Membership at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Brooklyn’s Finest: Elizabeth Franks

As this is the last edition of Brooklyn’s Finest that I’ll be authoring, I wanted to feature a different kind of Museum staff member here—a…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist November 2010: Dennis Bass

We’ve been on a roll the last few months on the Twitter Art Feed by featuring the work of our fellow 1stfans members, and this…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Matthew Yokobosky

When I sat down to talk to Matthew Yokobosky to ask him about his job here as Chief Designer, he told me that the first…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for October 2010: Wendi Kavanaugh

One of the great things that we’ve discovered through the Twitter Art Feed is how many of our very own 1stfans have wanted to create…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Schwannah Wright

It’s that time of year again: the massive stage is going up in the Museum’s back parking lot, which means the West Indian-American Day Parade…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed for September 2010: Museum Nerd

This month on the 1stfans Twitter Art Feed artist, we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to feature one of our very own 1stfans: the anonymous,…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Gilbert Moore

For this month’s edition of Brooklyn’s Finest, I spoke to Gilbert Moore, operator of the Museum’s freight elevator. Gilbert was recommended to me for this…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for August 2010: Danny Tuss

This month on the Twitter Art Feed, we’re presenting the work of Brooklyn Museum staff member, Danny Tuss. Danny is assistant to the Chief Curator…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Keith Duquette

This month’s edition of Brooklyn’s Finest features Keith Duquette, a longtime staff member (23 years!) whose role as Library Preservation Associate ensures the physical well-being…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for July 2010: Brian Piana

July’s Twitter Art Feed artist is Brian Piana, who, in his own words, creates works “from the Internet, for the Internet,” several of which used…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for June 2010: Mike Monteiro

June’s 1stfans artist is Mike Monteiro, an artist whose work we discovered through our friends at 20×200.com. We were initially attracted to Mike’s work because…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Bob Nardi

It’s time for second installment of Brooklyn’s Finest, where you can meet a different member of the Brooklyn Museum staff every month. Today we’ll meet…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Mary Jane Nee

I recently came across the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s excellent “Meet the MIA” set on Flickr, and I couldn’t help but go through all the…

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Membership is your friend…with benefits!

Over the last year Will and I have been taking a closer look at the benefits we offer our Members so that each one is…

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How to Make an Entrance

Last Thursday we welcomed over 900 members to the opening of Yinka Shonibare MBE. The weather was perfect, the galleries were packed, and the glass…

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