Helen O’Donoghue, Senior Curator and Head of Engagement & Learning Programmes, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) since its opening in 1991 where she adopted a pioneering approach to breaking new ground in creating people-centred access programmes.
She has built trust with partners from a broad cross-section of the local community to national and international collaborations exploring how art and artists can work with diverse communities.
IMMA has joined many international initiatives such as the Socrates and Grundtvig Learning Programmes.
She was a Fulbright Scholar at MoMA in 2019/ 2020.
Helen O’Donoghue has published articles on her field of research across art education, museum studies and artist/educator collaborations.