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Wendy Woon | Edward John Noble Foundation Deputy Director of Education, Museum of Modern Art

Current Position and Past Experience
Since 2006, Wendy Woon has served as the Edward John Noble Foundation Deputy Director for Education at The Museum of Modern Art. Woon is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University’s Master of Arts in Visual Arts Administration program.

For 11 years, Woon served as the Beatrice Cummings Mayer Director of Education at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. During her time at MCA, Woon taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Master of Arts programs, Art Education, and Museum Administration. Earlier in her career, Woon was the Head of the Department of Education, Extension and Programming at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.

Woon also has experience as an Animator, Filmaker, Curator and Museum and Curriculum Consultant. She has presented her work in museums all over the world. Woon is an active Member of the Thirteen/WLIW Community Advisory Board and the Visiting Committee of the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Woon is a regular contributor of opinion/editorial articles to The New York Daily News. She presents on topics concerning museums, the value of art and the digital space internationally.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Woon earned her B.F.A. from Queen’s University and her M.F.A. from the School of Art Institute of Chicago.

She and a collaborator received the the Educator’s Award from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries in 1992.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Woon is an avid gardener, and collector of children's art, the work of artists with disabilities and Mexican popular art. Her secret passion is dancing wildly.

Connect
You can find out more about Wendy Woon on the MoMA website and on LinkedIn. You can also connect through Twitter @wendywoon.
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