Museum Studies
Glori  Simmons

Glori Simmons

Director, Mary and Carter Thacher Gallery

Glori Simmons has coordinated well over fifty exhibitions in the gallery since it opened in 1999. Working with faculty and students, she seeks ways to make the gallery a laboratory for learning across the disciplines and within the community. She has enjoyed collaborating with the Museum Studies I classes to create the Thacher Art + Architecture Annual, and has taught Exhibition Practicum and the summer Internship Course for the Department of Art + Architecture. She holds a MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan and was a Stegner Fellow in fiction at Stanford University. Her fiction and poetry has been published in numerous literary journals; her poetry collection, Graft, was published by Truman State University Press.

Administrative Appointments

Associate Director of the Mary and Carter Thacher Gallery