“We are delighted to have Alexander join the Museum as we develop a vision for our next century of service to children and families,” said Carole Charnow, President & CEO. “Throughout his distinguished career, Alexander has demonstrated the experience, creativity and management skills needed to lead our integrated programs and exhibits team that will be charged with creating the core experience for our visitors. His insights will play a pivotal role in shaping the development of our exhibits and programming for the future. ”
The Senior Vice President of Exhibits & Program is a new position which will lead the next generation of inventive exhibit development and public programming, building on the Museum’s deep experience in experiential learning and active play. The position will oversee the functions of Exhibits, Visitor Experience, Public Programs, and Child Development & Community Engagement.at the Museum.
“Boston Children’s Museum is a fabulous organization to join,” said Alexander Goldowsky. “It has always been a pioneer in the field, and develops exhibits and programs on topics that are important to kids, to families and to the community. As a parent and educator, I am constantly reminded that no one is too young to start exploring, experimenting and making discoveries about their world. And for that matter, no one is too old!"
Goldowsky was most recently the Director of Exhibits at the MIT Museum. He spent many years at the EcoTarium as Director of Exhibits and Education. At the New England Aquarium, he was involved in developing exhibits, teacher education programs and outreach programming. He received his Ed.D. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education; M.A. from Lesley College Graduate School; and B.S. from the National Audubon Society Expedition Institute/Lesley College.
Goldowsky joined Boston Children’s Museum on November 17.