Michelle Crow-Dolby, Education and Communications Manager: Museum Job Spotlight

My name is… Michelle Crow-Dolby
The name of my museum is… University of Mary Washington
My job title is… Education and Communications Manager

What’s your day to day like? What are your main responsibilities?

Busy! Hire and train paid docents (20 plus), manage all social media outlets, create monthly lesson plans for monthly preschool art program, plan and execute all youth group tours…

What is your absolute favorite part of your job? ?

Working with school children!

What advice would you give someone that wants to work in your profession?

If you are passionate about the work – then go for it!

What is the best part about working in the museum industry? ??

Exposing children to a fine art gallery and historic house museum.

What part of your job is the most surprising?

How quickly some things changes and others do not.


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