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Friends of Art ARTSMARTS!

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Design Series | Spring 2021

Design & Innovation 101 with Mei Mah

Guest Speaker Mei Mah: Associate Director, Center for Educational Partnerships, College of Education, Grand Valley State University

Mei Mah’s design and cultural work focuses on informal learning and social innovation. She currently uses these skills in her role as the Associate Director of the Center for Educational Partnerships at GVSU. Mei returned to Michigan after 20 years in New York City, last serving as the Deputy Director of Education at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, where she oversaw initiatives that served PK-20 to lifelong learners. Her portfolio of projects and partnerships included the National Design Awards, NYC HIVE network, and serving on over 70 exhibition teams. Mei Mah will give an introduction to participatory led innovation concepts through the lens of a New York City museum.


The Muskegon Friends of Art will present an ARTSMARTS! series of virtual Zoom webinars focusing on design this spring. Admission is a free benefit for Friends of Art members. Friends of Art members will receive an email invitation several days before each presentation. Friends of Art annual membership is $25. To join, contact FOA President Tricia Lamiman at tlamiman@gmail.com.

ARTSMARTS! Presentations will only be available for the live viewing on the date and time of the presentation. The video and audio of the ARTSMARTS! Presentations will NOT be recorded or shared on social media.


March 24
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm