Brid­get McKen­zie

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    Brid­get McKen­zie has 20 years ex­pe­ri­ence in de­liv­er­ing in­no­v­a­tive ed­u­ca­tion in mu­se­ums, gal­leries and li­braries. Her cur­rent po­si­tion is found­ing di­rec­tor of Flow As­so­ci­ates, a cul­tural con­sul­tancy based in Lon­don and Delhi. Be­fore es­tab­lish­ing Flow in 2006, Brid­get held the post of Head of Learn­ing at the British Li­brary where she im­ple­mented a new learn­ing strat­egy based on cre­ative en­quiry. Pre­vi­ous roles in­clude Ed­u­ca­tion Of­fi­cer for Tate (1993–1998), lead con­sul­tant for the Clore Duffield Art­works na­tional art ed­u­ca­tion awards and first co-or­di­na­tor of widen­ing par­tic­i­pa­tion for the Uni­ver­sity of the Arts Lon­don. Brid­get is re­garded as a lead­ing thinker on the links be­tween learn­ing, cul­ture, ecol­ogy and tech­nol­ogy. She writes and speaks on how cul­tural or­gan­i­sa­tions can tackle the eco­log­i­cal cri­sis and is co-au­thor of The Happy Mu­seum, a new pro­ject on well­be­ing and mu­se­ums in the con­text of re­source scarcity.

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