Museum Studies

Meet Our Alumni

2010 Graduate

peggy west

Peggy West is the Manager of Curriculum and Instruction at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. She has been an artist and illustrator, an instructional technology consultant, and educator.

She holds degrees in communications, human resources management, and instructional technology, as well as a certificate in botanical illustration.

Prior to her career transition into museum education, she taught university courses, owned an art gallery and served on the board of directors for the West Central Illinois Arts Center in Macomb. In Summer, 2010 she interned at the Figge Art Museum where she helped develop an online resource for docents called FAMpedia.