MA, Museum Education, George Washington University, United States
Kenneth C. Turino holds a Masters of Arts in Teaching, Museum Education, from George Washington University. He is Manager of Community Engagement and Exhibitions at Historic New England, the oldest, largest and most comprehensive regional preservation organization in the country. Turino is responsible for developing and managing Historic New England's traveling exhibition program. Projects have included the critically acclaimed collaboration with MASS MoCA, Yankee Remix: Artists Take on New England; America's Kitchens; The Camera's Coast, and the award-winning From Dairy to Doorstep: Milk Delivery in New England 1860-1960. As part of his institutions 100 Years 100 Communities initiative, he is establishing partnerships with institutions across New England focusing on collecting and preserving 20th Century history. He also developed and coordinates the Program in New England Studies, a week long course on New England architecture, decorative arts, and material culture. Mr. Turino is Chair of the American Association for State and Local History's Leadership in History Awards Program, a member of AASLH's Historic House Museums Committee and on the advisory council for the American Association of Museum's Museum magazine. Prior to coming to Historic New England, Turino was Executive Director of the Lynn Museum for fourteen years, an active local history museum in Lynn, Massachusetts. He also served as Assistant Director at the Lyceum in Alexandria, Virginia and as Director of Education at the Paul Revere House in Boston.