Joy Bivins

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Joy Bivins.

Joy Bivins is director of curatorial affairs at the Chicago History Museum where she has collaborated on exhibition projects such as Teen Chicago, Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, Facing Freedom in America, Railroaders: Jack Delano's Homefront Photography, and Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair. Bivins teaches courses on museum interpretation and education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago, and has served as a panel presenter at the annual meetings of the American Alliance of Museums, Association of African American Museums, and the Costume Colloquium in Florence, Italy. She is co-editor of and contributor to the Inspiring Beauty catalogue, and has written pieces for the Journal of American History, Chicago History, and Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art. In 2016, Bivins served as a panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.