Joy Bivins

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Joy Bivins


Joy Bivins was named the director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in June 2021. Bivins first joined the Schomburg team in 2020 as associate director of Collections and Research Services. Joy has nearly two decades of experience in the cultural sector and previously served as the chief curator of the forthcoming International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina and the Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Chicago History Museum. She holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Cornell University.

Events with Joy Bivins

Imagining the Past: Resurrected Narratives

14 May 2022
2:00 pm ET
Judson Memorial Church