Associate Professor, Art History
Sarah Vure has been a Professor of Art History at Long Beach City College since 2005 where she is dedicated to promoting student centered and interactive learning. Her research interests and public lectures focus on American and modern art, photography, and museum studies. Vure’s scholarship includes essays for exhibition catalogues Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2014) and The Eight and American Modernisms (Terra Foundation of American Art, 2009).
As a museum curator and educator, she organized exhibitions LA River Reborn (2006) and Circles of Influence: Impressionism to Modernism in California Art (2000). Vure has worked at the Skirball Cultural Center, Orange County Museum of Art, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Harvard University’s Fogg Art Museum and the Brooklyn Museum. She was the recipient of a research fellowship at The Smithsonian Museum of American Art. Vure earned an M.A. and Ph.D. at Boston University and a B.F.A. at Cooper Union.