Olivia Spiers is the Gallery Coordinator for Outreach and Programming for The Art Galleries (TAG) at ACC. In this role, Olivia works with faculty in the Art Department as well as staff in the Arts & Digital Media (ADM) division to coordinate events such as exhibition programs and artist talks. Along with this, Olivia collaborates with community organizations and departments across ACC’s campus to bring Austinites and ACC students into The Art Galleries for tours or class-specific programs, where they can foster connections and interdisciplinary relationships through art. Before coming to ACC, Olivia earned her B.A. in Art History and Classics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and her M.A. in Museum Education from the University of Texas at Austin. In addition to her degrees, Olivia has worked at several museums such as: The Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, Tennessee. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys chipping away at her ongoing research which delves into trauma awareness in museums and storytelling’s ability to cultivate resilience, respect, and empathy.

Outreach and Programming Coordinator

Email: olivia.spiers@austincc.edu
Phone: (512) 223-7223
Office: Highland Campus Room 4.2110.01