Director of Curatorial Services and Senior Curator
Alisa DiGiacomo is the director of curatorial services and the senior curator at History Colorado. In 2007, she curated the Italians of Denver exhibit at the Colorado History Museum. A fifth-generation Italian American in Colorado, she holds a B.A. in art history and photography from the University of Northern Colorado and an M.A. in art history and museum studies from the University of Denver.
Her writings include “Left on the Field: Colorado’s Semi-Pro and Amateur Baseball Teams” (Colorado Heritage, Summer 2018); “Between Two Worlds: The Life and Art of Eugene Standingbear” (Colorado Heritage, September/October 2014); “The Denargo Market and the Evolution of Produce Distribution in Denver” (Colorado Heritage, July/August 2014); and “Seeing Allen True” (Colorado Heritage, September/October 2009). Her book Italy in Colorado: Family Histories from Denver and Beyond (History Colorado, 2008) is in its third printing. Other exhibits she has curated include Quiltspeak: Stories in the Stitches, Children of Ludlow: Life in a Battle Zone, 1913–1914, Destination Colorado, and Backstory: Western American Art in Context.