Karen Carter is the Executive Director of the Myseum of Toronto, an innovative approach to the museum experience, and a new way to experience Toronto’s natural spaces, cultures, history, archaeology and architecture. She has over 20 years experience working and volunteering in a variety of cultural and educational settings in Toronto. She is the co-founder and Chair of Black Artists’ Networks Dialogue (BAND), an organization dedicated to the promotion of Black arts and culture in Canada and abroad. Karen is also a faculty member for the Culture and Heritage Site Management program at Centennial College’s Story Arts Centre.
Josh is a seasoned marketing professional who got his start serving in a variety of communications and digital advisor roles with the federal government. He’s developed national communications campaigns as well as social media strategies for the likes of Elections Canada, Citizenship & Immigration Canada, and the Canadian Armed Forces. His efforts at Myseum are focused on providing a platform for communities to create and share their own social and historical narratives.
Public Programs Officer
Jess is passionate about collaborating with others to activate her community. She appreciates Toronto’s unique personality and enjoys exploring it in both her spare time and within her role at Myseum. Before finding home in Toronto, Jess was living and working abroad in Dublin, where her experiences motivated her to pursue a future in arts, heritage, and culture. She has a background in heritage management, and has volunteer and work experience with various organizations including Lord Cultural Resources, the Bata Shoe Museum, the Hockey Hall of Fame and SickKids Foundation. As Public Programs Coordinator, Jess is responsible for coordinating community programs and liaising with community partners.
Katy is an administrative professional with a passion for records management. With six years of experience working within both municipal and private administrative environments, it has provided her with a wealth of clerical knowledge, and allowed her to work with a variety of people from across Canada. Additionally, she has a strong interest in cultural heritage, which she explored through studying archaeology and museum studies. She has previously volunteered as the Secretary, and Outreach Coordinator for the Archaeological Institute of America, and as an Educator at the Royal Ontario Museum. Katy is excited to apply her skills as Administrator for Myseum of Toronto.
Director of Public Programs