Laura Burkhalter, Curator
Laura Burkhalter joined the Art Center in 1999 as Curatorial Assistant, and went on to become Assistant Curator in 2004, Associate Curator in 2009, and Curator in 2015. From 2005 – 2016, Burkhalter also served as a Docent Lecturer for the Art Center’s Museum Education department. She has curated several major exhibitions for the museum, including Alchemy: Transformations in Gold; Laurel Nakadate: Strangers & Relations; and Transparencies: Contemporary Art & A History of Glass. Additionally, she has been involved in the annual Iowa Artists exhibition nearly every year of her tenure. She is currently organizing Justin Favela: Central American for summer 2020.