Florence Schwein

Volunteer Host

Florence links senior experiences with a wealth of diverse life ways of a mature audience. She is also the host of Desert Diaries, airing weekdays at 9am on KTEP. During her 25 years in the museum field, she served as the outreach director for the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; director of the Cleveland, Ohio, Police Museum; and director of the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP. Schwein has taught art history at Southeastern University, Washington, D.C.; Montgomery County College, Rockville, Maryland; and George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. She teaches Art History in the Osher Life-Long Learning Institute (OLLI), and serves on the Heritage Commission to preserve university history at the University of Texas at El Paso.