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Madeline Díaz

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Madeline Díaz has expertise in art history and museum studies and more than 15 years of experience creating and leading programs for museums and cultural institutions. She has worked for The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Cloisters, the Frick Collection, the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and the Smithsonian Latino Center for which she currently serves as consultant. She develops and leads education programs for several French cultural institutions, including the Grand Palais, the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, the Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme, and the Mona Bismarck American Center. She also teaches museum education and cultural mediation at the University of Versailles. Madeline has traveled extensively through Spain, Italy, and France and has a passion for art, photography, languages and flamenco. Madeline holds a BA from Brown University and an MA from Columbia University. 

What Our Travelers Say

Madeline excels in every area!  She is very knowledgeable, her presentations reach her audience with pertinent info and charm.  She always joins activities and conversations.

- Martha M., A One-Week Stay in Paris

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A Seine River Cruise

9 days | Starting at: $4,990
Sep 6, 2022 - Sep 14, 2022
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