Assistant Director for Teen and Community Partnerships, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)

Calder Zwicky is the Assistant Director for Teen and Community Partnerships at the Museum of Modern Art. In this capacity, he oversees the Museum’s Community Partnership initiative, which creates programming throughout New York City for a wide-range of non-profit organizations and their audiences, including incarcerated youth, post-incarcerated adults, HIV/AIDS service organizations, homelessness initiatives, refugee groups, and more. In addition, he oversees the institution’s free arts programming for teens including the MoMA + MoMA PS1 Cross-Museum Collective, the Digital Advisory Board, In the Making studio art courses, and the Open Art Space initiative, a free weekly drop-in program for LGBTQ teens and their allies. He has worked for a variety of museums and arts institutions including the Walker Art Center, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Queens Museum. When he was 16 years old he became a member of the very first Teen Arts Council in the entire country, which is why he is here today.