Albright-Knox Art Gallery appoints new Director of Education & Community Engagement

jennifer-foleyThe Albright-Knox Art Gallery announced that Dr. Jennifer Foley has been appointed to the position of Director of Education and Community Engagement.

Dr. Foley brings a wealth of experience to the museum, having served in a number of key roles at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Humanities Council of Washington, DC, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Most recently, she held the position of Director of Interpretation at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where she managed the development of digital interpretive materials and multimedia content and oversaw the department’s myriad programming activities.

Jennifer is also a member of the #MCN2016 Program Planning Committee, congrats Jennifer!

http://www.albrightknox.org/news-and-features/press-releases/article:03-23-2016-albright-knox-appoints-new-director-of-education-strengthens-commitment-to-community-engagement/

 

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How museums learned to stop worrying and love the digital world

“How about a selfie with the Oracle of Delphi? Museums are targeting new audiences by embracing all forms of digital media.”

This article in the Star Tribune by Kirstin Tillotson quotes MCN Past President Douglas Hegley and highlights the work of current MCN Board member, Jane Alexander and MCN President Loic Tallon. Leave a comment below with your thoughts on the article!

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Illustration by Rob Dobi / Special to the Star Tribune

 

 

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