Whitworth, Head of Learning and Engagement, Strategic Culture Lead
Works in Manchester. Esme is Head of Learning and Engagement at the Whitworth and Manchester Museum, the University of Manchester.
Alongisde her work at the Whitworth, she is Strategic Culture Lead for Age Friendly Manchester at Manchester City Council, and teaches a postgraduate programme at the University of Manchester. Prior to starting with the Whitworth, Esme worked as a freelance museum and gallery educator and creative pracitioner for organisations including The Wallace Collection, the V&A and the National Trust. She is a member of the steering group for Arts Council England's Museum Learning Review (England) and the Advisory Committee of the National Alliance of Museums, Health and Wellbeing.
Fellowship: Arts Council England Fellowship
Role When Applying: Head of Learning and Engagement
Funding partners: Arts Council England
Mentor: Lord Chris Smith
Secondments: Heritage Lottery Fund
Maria Garcia Holley
Laboratory for the City
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