Session Topic: Vision
Caro Howell has been Director General at Imperial War Museums since May 2023. She is a Trustee of the IWM Development Trust and Vice President of the American Air Museum in Britain. Previously, she was Director of the Foundling Museum in 2011-23. As Head of Education & Public Events at the Whitechapel Gallery in 2005-11, she oversaw the construction and programming of major new education spaces and project galleries as part of the Gallery’s expansion. At Tate in 1993-2003, she joined Tate Modern’s set-up team in 1997 and formulated its access and audience development strategy.
She has also worked as an independent museum education consultant in the UK and abroad. She is a member of the Women Leaders in Museums Network, which she also co-chaired, a trustee of the Holburne Museum in Bath and Autograph in London, a member of the Exhibition Advisory Groups of the Charterhouse and Two Temple Place, a mentor for Arts Emergency and a member of the Art Committee of the Supreme Court. She has also been a member of Art on the Underground’s Advisory Group and a trustee of the experimental theatre company Shunt. She was awarded an MBE for services to museums in 2022.
To be invited to our Gatherings and hear more about Future Connected, please sign up here.