Lucy Winters Durkin

Instructor of Visual Arts




Lucy Winters Durkin teaches art history in the Humanities Department at the Eastman School of Music. She also teaches art history programs offered to the community at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.

Lucy holds a B.A. from Smith College in History and a Masters’ Degree from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art. Her lecturing career has taken her from the the College Women’s Association of Japan in Tokyo to Cornell University with many stops in between. She also has authored and taught an on-line course, “The Museum Goer’s Guide to Art.”

In a different aspect of her career, Lucy works with musical groups and individual performers in creating programs that combine music and visuals, which have been performed in multiple venues in upstate New York, San Antonio and New York City. She also serves on the board of the Sound ExChange Project, an “arts incubator” for new ensembles.