Janine Okmin

Janine Okmin

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Janine Okmin is the director of education at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, overseeing public programs, school partnerships, and camps. A museum educator and arts administrator who designs experiential educational strategies for audiences of all ages, she has also held roles as associate director of education at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco and associate manager of Learning Through Art, an artist residency program at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

Janine has developed and taught museum workshops in New York, Boston, Denver, and Taiwan. Janine has published articles about museum education in The Journal of Museum Education, HaYidion, and Museum Questions. Janine holds an MA in arts administration from Teachers College, Columbia University and a BA in drama from Northwestern University.


  • M.A in Arts Administration from Teachers College
  • Columbia University
  • BA in Drama from Northwestern University