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.
Director of Public Programs
Sarah is an archivist, curator, cultural administrator and writer with a passion for promoting the artworks and artifacts of marginalized communities. She believes in the power of creativity, conversation, and collaboration to change and unite minds. Sarah has a background in the fine arts and museum collections management, and has worked with a wide range of arts and cultural heritage organizations, including the Genocide Archive of Rwanda, the UK’s National Holocaust Centre and Museum, the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, the Ontario Jewish Archives, the Koffler Centre of the Arts, the Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, and Ryerson Artspace. As Myseum’s Director of Public Programs, she distills big ideas into accessible opportunities for public engagement.
Marketing & Fundraising Manager
Josh is a talented, results-driven, communications professional who excels in strategy development, market research, and social media. Boasting a wealth of experience in addition to a keen eye for design, Josh’s career and expertise span both digital and traditional marketing. His peaceful presence has been a welcomed addition to our high-energy office, but behind the calm exterior lies a passion for narrative construction, and a mind continually plotting the next strategic marketing decision. No stranger to exploring new cities or discovering new perspectives of home, Josh is excited to share his favourite aspects of Toronto and learn about yours.
Public Programs Coordinator
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.