Sandy Guttman is a writer, artist, activist, and curator.
She is a Curatorial Assistant at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, where she has supported a number of projects including Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, Yoko Ono: Four Works for Washington DC and the World, and Charline von Heyl: Snake Eyes. Prior to her time at the Hirshhorn, she attended the Museum and Exhibition Studies program at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she conducted research on creating accessible programming within cultural space, through staging public programs featuring disability artists in collaboration with the Bodies of Work Festival. She has an interest in museum accessibility, and is working to bring accessible programs to the Hirshhorn Museum through co-founding the museum's Accessibility Task Force, spearheading the implementation of verbal description and American Sign Language tours, making the Hirshhorn's inaugural audio and video guides accessible with verbal description, producing transcripts for time-based media, while also collaborating with ArtLab+ to create 3D tactiles for touch tour experiences. She is a founding editor of the arts and culture publication FWD: Museums.
She resides in Washington, DC.