The Fitzwilliam Museum today announced the appointment of Carey Robinson as Head of Learning and Participation.Carey Robinson is currently Head of Education at the South London Gallery and leads the strategic delivery of an expansive programme of creative learning opportunities for young people, schools, and communities across the Gallery’s three sites. Previously she has held curatorial and creative producer roles at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Tate, and The Courtauld. Carey is also a trustee at A New Direction and Create London.
Carey will lead the learning programmes at the Fitzwilliam Museum and will provide strategic leadership for our Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation learning and inclusion programmes. She will also develop the Museum’s regional strategy and partnerships, supporting the team responsible for the University of Cambridge Museums’ children and young people and adult inclusion programmes.
Speaking about her new role at the Fitzwilliam, Carey said:
'I’m delighted to be joining the Fitzwilliam Museum. This significant role embraces a high-level ambition to open up the collection and become a more expansive and permeable organisation. I look forward to this opportunity to work with brilliant colleagues and partners, to build on the Museum’s exceptional programmes and cross-cutting learning research, and to forge new spaces for creative exchange with our audiences'
Luke Syson, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, said:
'I am thrilled that Carey Robinson is joining the Fitzwilliam Museum as Head of Learning and Participation. Carey has an impressive track record in the museum and learning sectors, and I look forward to working with her, our colleagues, partners, and communities to develop the Fitz’s already sector-leading learning and research programmes, and to open up the Museum for audiences in new and exciting ways'
Carey Robinson joins the Fitzwilliam Museum at the end of September.
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