Grassroot Models for Community Engagement from Art Fund’s Museum of the Year

Summit: ldn20

Length: 11:14

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Nia Williams - Director of Learning & Engagement, St Fagans National Museum of History

Nia Williams was appointed as Amgueddfa Cymru’s Director of Learning & Engagement in October 2016. A qualified teacher and fluent Welsh speaker, she has worked in the field of education in Wales for over 30 years.

Since 2012 Nia has steered the new strategic vision for St Fagans National Museum of History. This major redevelopment has Welsh Government support and secured the largest Heritage Lottery Grant ever awarded to Wales. She leads Amgueddfa Cymru’s strategic direction in learning and engagement across all seven museums, ensuring public programmes are routed in research.

Nia sits on a number of national committees and was a member of the Government’s advisory group that contributed to the wider review of the National Curriculum in Wales.