Originally from South Florida, Marisa decided she wanted to work as a museum educator on a childhood family trip to New York City when her family visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She attended The University of Michigan and received dual degrees in Egyptology and Classical Archaeology with a minor in Art History. She then attended Harvard University and graduated with a Master’s degree in Art and Museum Education, as well as completed a special certificate in working with people with disabilities. After graduate school, Marisa volunteered in Thailand to teach English at a small Buddhist Monastery, and used her time abroad to travel and explore all over the world. She spent summers participating in archaeological digs in Israel.
Her career in professional museum education spans over two decades at elite art institutions including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum as well as being a founding educator at The Westchester Children’s Museum. She loves sharing her lifelong passion of the ancient world with audiences of all ages and abilities.
Harvard educated, Marisa knows Ancient History. She received dual degrees from The University of Michigan in Egyptology and Classical Archaeology with a minor in Art History. She then attended Harvard University and graduated with a Master’s degree in Art and Museum Education, as well as completed a special certificate in working with people with disabilities.
For adults looking for an upscale and exciting cultural event to celebrate their birthday, an exclusive private tour at The Met Museum is sure to be remembered. A special, intimate tour for you and ten of your friends includes an hour of exploring Ancient Egypt or Ancient Rome with a theme centering around celebrations, eating, drinking and dancing! It’s also the perfect Birthday Party for a small group of kids who want to learn about Ancient Roman & Greek History.
Museums with Marisa is extremely informative and yet playful at the same time. You’ll learn intricate details about Ancient Rome or Greece and get behind the scenes stories about the Met. Marisa makes your time at the Met enjoyable, exciting and an event that you’ll always remember!