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Expert Profile


Carol Ward






Position Type:


New York

United States of America

Years in the field:

16 – 20 Years

Areas of Expertise

After-School Programs, Camp Programs, Curatorial/Collections, Development/Sponsorship/Institutional Advancement, Distance/Digital Learning, Docent Programs, Education, Events, Exhibits development, Grants/Foundational Giving, Guest/Visitor Services, Marketing & Communications, Senior Leadership, Operations, Outreach and Public Engagement, Partnerships, Project Management, Professional Development, Rentals/Sales, Strategic Planning, Volunteer Programs, Youth/Teen Programs

Carol S. Ward has over 15 years of collaborative leadership in for profit and non-profit management, financial oversight, fundraising, strategic planning, Board relationships and grant-winning cultural program development.

Ms. Ward is an art historian with her BA from Mary Washington College, and two Masters Degrees, her first in Museum Education from the College of New Rochelle, and her second in Art History from Hunter College.

She has presented the keynote address at CLHO (Connecticut League of Historic Organizations) on connecting an historic site to the community, the annual NYCMER (New York City Museum Educators Roundtable) conferences on bringing contemporary art into an historic house museum, at Mary Washington College about the future of careers in art history and the museum field and the New-York Historical Society on Alexander Hamilton (the man and the musical).

Articles she has written have been published in The Magazine Antiques, The Historic House Trust journal, the American Alliance of Museums Magazine, Antiques Weekly and catalogs for the Bruce Museum, Morris-Jumel Mansion and Keno Auctions.

Her book "Visions of America: The Morris-Jumel Mansion" was published in 2015 and she has recently appeared in the documentary on the making of the hit musical "Hamilton."

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