Museum Detox Champion: Thanh Sinden

Thanh speaking at MuseumNext
Thanh Sinden

Thanh Sinden

Thanh champions and supports culture change and organisational development to create and capture value that is of relevance in a changing world of cultural consumption. Thanh was also the equality lead at Culture Coventry, a Trust that manages 4 museums and heritage sites. Thanh has worked with engaging audiences in the museums and heritage sector for the past 10 years. She worked to build resident participation on a £1 million lottery project to redevelop a community area.

Thanh project managed and developed an innovative project of its time, the Arts and Social Care Project at Wolverhampton. Establishing a new programme and audience, leveraging in strategic commissioning from the health and social care sector. This supported and contributed to building the case for creative health and wellbeing work in the arts and culture sector.

Thanh’s interests have led her to explore more widely the role of a 21st century museum in society and the power museums have to create social change. This was explored further when she participated as a fellow on the AMA’s Future Proof Museums Leaders programme a high level training initiative to develop innovative, resilient future leaders for the museum sector.

Read Thanh’s BAME workers in heritage survey report here. (PDF 266KB)

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