Carol Veldman Rudie is the coordinator of outreach education at the Museum of Russian Art where she uses her college teaching skills to research and present Russian art and culture. She has been the lead docent at TMORA since 2005 and developed its docent training program. As the coordinator of outreach education, she looks for and has received multiple invitations to share her research. As a special interest, she leads tours to Russia. Her Ph.D. work at the University of Minnesota includes a minor in art history. Sharing her love for the visual, performance and literary arts motivates her involvement with TMORA (The Museum of Russian Art).