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Siri Schoonderbeek

Siri Schoonderbeek

Siri Schoonderbeek started as the creative services intern at PEM, where she spent her time writing for PEM’s member’s magazine, Connections, and deleting Oxford commas. She now works for the museum's guest services department. At the end of the workday, she bakes treats and explores the mean streets of East Boston.


For the record

Vanguard Records offered Kerry Schneider a recording contract in 2002. She’d been singing in bands since the age of 14 and wanted nothing more than to make music. But the …

Siri on a bicycle in her hometown of Heiloo in The Netherlands. Courtesy photo

Lowland highlights

A few years before the Rijksmuseum began its 10-year-long renovation project, my father and I visited the galleries. Dad stopped in front of a Van Ruisdael and examined it with …