About LARISSA Hayden

Larissa Hayden is an event producer, history communicator, and community organizer located in New York City.

As an experiences asst. director at Atlas Obscura, Larissa creates once-in-a-lifetime experiences around the country, for groups of explorers from 4,000 to 4. She currently organizes & teaches at The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (aka SASS!), and consults with New York institutions, like The Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Historical Society, to produce public-engagement events centered around history. 

Previously, Larissa was a part of The Silent Barn Arts Collective, taught at The Brooklyn Brainery, and organized local events including The Bear Crawl and Tourism Day. For many many years, she ran around advertising ad agencies as a Comms Planner.