Aubrey Nielsen is the Collections Manager at the Brownsville Historical Association (BHA). In her role she oversees registration, exhibition design & instillation, learning and interpretation, and fundraising programs. Ms. Nielsen has worked at the BHA since 2016 as the former Programs & Events Coordinator. Aubrey received a BA in History from the University of Texas at Brownsville and a Masters in Museum Studies from the University of Oklahoma. In addition to her work with collections, Ms. Nielsen has facilitated the development of an internship program in collaboration with the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley History Department, where students gain practical, hands on experience working directly with museum artifacts and insight into the day-to-day operations of managing a museum. Currently, Aubrey is part of a team that is tasked with the reinterpretation of a historic building to be opened as a textile museum in the Fall of 2022.
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Brownsville Historical Association1325 E. Washington
Brownsville, TX 78520 956.372.1515
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