Board Member

Nancy Hirshbein

Vice President

Nancy Hirshbein comes to the board with years of experience serving in leadership positions of arts and educational organizations. Hirshbein has been a docent at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden for five years and is also a docent at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and a volunteer at the National Gallery of Art. She is the founder of Dial-a-Docent, an independent group of docents who have offered hundreds of online conversations about modern and contemporary art, during the pandemic. Before becoming involved in the world of modern and contemporary art, she made her career in government relations as a lobbyist on progressive domestic and international social issues. Hirshbein earned her JD from the George Washington University Law School, BA in History from Rutgers University, and a certificate in art history from the Smithsonian.