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Ashleigh Smith

Student Duke University

Ashleigh Smith is a college junior at Duke University and a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow. Passionate about equity and activism, Ashleigh intends to pursue academia and curatorial work to highlight stories and create curatorial strategies that help make the (art) world a more diverse and equitable place.

Recent Posts by Ashleigh Smith

Listen to the Interns: The Importance of the “Budding Scholar” for Museum Decolonization

Category: Curatorial Practice
As a junior in college, I think I might have found my calling—for now anyway. For the past two and a half years I have been studying Art History, Museum Studies, and African American …

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