Romy Saint Hilaire

Director of Programs

Romy Saint Hilaire is an arts and culture planning professional with a background as a city planner, curator, consultant, and community organizer. Romy previously ran the STEAM Team fellowship program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Romy also has served as a curatorial assistant and researcher on numerous projects including, Bouchra Khalili: Poets and Witnesses (MFA Boston 2019), Designing Motherhood (MIT Press Publication, 2020), MIT’s BIPOC in the Built Environment archive (2020) and as the first ever curatorial fellow at Now and There (2021). She has also served as the Director of the Harbor Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Boston from 2013-2017. Romy has co-curated, programmed, and collaborated with local and international artists on several exhibitions during her career. During the covid-19 pandemic, her passions for art/culture, and community led her to consult with the board of Hope on a String, an organization transforming rural communities in her home country of Haiti through arts-based social impact and youth development.

Romy is the founder of Art in the Antilles which supports Afro-Caribbean communities to equitably navigate the creative economy in Boston. Romy holds a Master’s in City Planning from MIT focusing on International Development as well as a Bachelor of Art in Art History from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. In her free time, Romy enjoys making art (ceramics/painting/drawing/photography), cooking yummy meals for her friends and family, traveling, and doing yoga.