We are devoted to expanding and enriching cultural life in Austin. By providing space to Jewish and non Jewish artists, the Gallery at the J offers the community the opportunity to explore the richness and diversity of art from a broad range of mediums.
Through solo and group exhibitions the Gallery serves as a vehicle to discover many avenues of artistic expression, finding common threads to Jewish experience, identity and culture.
The gallery presents exhibitions and programming that aim to enhance knowledge, deepen understanding, expand art forms and take full advantage of each vibrant exhibition season.
Coordinator: Gallery at the J
Susan Sternberg is the Coordinator of the Gallery at the J at the JCC Shalom Austin. Susan graduated From The Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas and attended The University of Texas at Austin earning both an undergraduate degree and an MA in Art History with a minor in Museum Education. She was Curator of Education at the Blanton Museum of Art ( formally The Huntington Art Gallery) as well as Director of Docents and Volunteers at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. She is the author of several children's museum publications and articles on best practices in museum education. Susan trained docents, museum educators and art teachers at the Dallas Museum of Art, MFA Houston, San Antonio's McNay Museum, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas, and the Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is the recipient of museum educator awards from The Texas Association of Museums and the Texas Art Education Association. Susan served on The Texas Association of Museums' governing board, was a founding member of Austin Museum Partnership as well as Vice President of First Night Austin.