Youth Programs Manager
Contemporary Jewish Museum
PJ GUBATINA POLICARPIO is an educator, curator, and community organizer. His practice utilizes research, collaboration, programming, pedagogy and public engagement as both art and tool. PJ designs spaces for critical and thoughtful interactions between communities and art, especially addressing a diverse, multilingual, and multicultural audience. He brings dynamic and wide-ranging experience in museum education, youth development, and arts administration, working in both New York City and San Francisco. He has managed a yearlong curatorial practice program for teens, coordinated a fellowship for socially-engaged artists, and has worked as educator at The Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum, and Queens Museum, where he collaborated on the inaugural Summer Youth Arts Project. A leading voice in museum education, PJ created Engaging Multilingual Students: An Educator's Guide in 2015
A leading voice in museum education, PJ created Engaging Multilingual Students: An Educator's Guide in 2015. He has presented at national conferences including American Alliance of Museums (AAM), National Art Education Association (NAEA), New York City Museum Education Roundtable (NYCMER), Open Engagement, and College Art Association (CAA) and Museum as Site for Social Action (MASS Action). PJ has organized exhibitions and programming at Dixon Place, SFMOMA, and Asian Art Museum. He is co-founder of PAL / Pilipinx American Library. His publication Textiles of the Philippines is in the collection of The Thomas J. Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. PJ is currently the Youth Programs Manager at The Contemporary Jewish Museum. Born in the Philippines, PJ currently works between New York City and San Francisco, CA; the Lenape and Ohlone homelands.
Tuesday, May 21
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM