Speaker: Ingrid Beazley
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Ingrid Beazley

E-learning project developer
Dulwich Picture Gallery
Gallery Road
SE21 7AD United Kingdom

Ingrid Beazley BA Hons. in Art History and Psychology; Cert. Ed. with extensive experience in teaching both in the UK and abroad. She has worked in the education department of Dulwich Picture Gallery for 14 years, guiding, lecturing and teaching from 7 year olds to degree level and helps to train new Gallery guides and teachers. She has run a number of education projects at Dulwich Picture Gallery and is now the e-learning project developer.

In addition, Ingrid is the chair of the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery, a voluntary organisation of over 6,000 members which raises a substantial sum annually on which the Gallery depends for its day to day running. The Friends organise almost all of the Gallery’s events, so encouraging interest and involvement and making it a major part of the local community. The Friends produce the Gallery magazine which won first prize in the British Association of Friends of Museums magazine competition in 2006, and Ingrid was runner up in the Third Sector Award for Volunteer of the Year 2007. She is a consultant for numerous Museum Friends organisations.

Ingrid will demonstrate Reach new audiences, increase numbers of visitors, and become a major part of the local community by using online social networking sites and blogs. [Demonstration]