A project initiated by

Hilary Jennings

Happy Museums


Hilary is a freelance cultural practitioner.  A founder Skills Director at Creative and Cultural Skills she was Associate at the Cultural Leadership Programme, Manager of the Craft Skills Awards and Chaired the UK Craft Industry Board. Clients have included Engage, MA, Tate, Design Museum and the Crafts Council.  She co-authored MMM’s Sustainable Ability and co-founded the Case For Optimism.

Hilary is Director of the Happy Museum Project which proposes that museums, and other cultural institutions can re-imagine their purpose as stewards of people, place and planet.

She is a Trustee of the global Transition Network and Bioregional (One Planet Living).

The Panel