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Jane Werner

Jane Werner has over 30 years of museum experience including 22 years at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh as Program Director, Deputy Director, and Executive Director. In 2011 the museum was named one of the top ten children’s museums in the country by Parents Magazine and in 2009 received the National Medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for its work in the community.

  • Led the award winning expansion of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in 2004 which received the 2007 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Gold Medal, 2006 American Institute of Architects National Award, and 2006 National Trust for Historic Preservation Award
  • Served as president of the President of the Association of Children’s Museums and participates on the boards of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and New Hazlett Theater Board and on the advisory boards of the Forbes Fund, Kids and Creativity Working Group, Fred Rogers’ Center for Early Childhood Learning and Children’s Media, and Winchester Thurston School
  • Prior to joining the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Werner worked for the Franklin Institute Science Museum, The Carnegie Science Center, and The Buhl Science Center, and ran her own exhibit design firm

Last updated 8/25/16