Marie Clarté O'Neill
Prof. O’Neill obtained her master’s degree in art and archeology from Paris-Sorbonne University in 1970, and national diploma of education officer of French Heritage in 1978. Since then, she has been engaged in museum education for over 30 years, and has worked for many museums and cultural organizations, like French Ministry of Culture, National Ceramic Museum (Musée National de la Céramique) and the Louvre Museum. She was also hired by School of Heritage (Ecole du Patrimoine), Louvre School (Ecole du Louvre) and National Heritage Institute (Institut National du Patrimoine) for the training of museum curators on museum education and communication. She became a board member of ICOM-CECA in 2006 and now works as the delegate for best practice in education and cultural programs.
She has published extensive professional and research publications about visitor’s experience in exhibitions, education and cultural action programs, and also about the training of museum professionals