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Exploring new directions in the development of craft, design and the visual arts Milton Keynes Arts Centre provides a unique environment for practitioners to articulate new ideas, engaging with our communities to demonstrate the potential of creativity to change lives.

Our year round programme offers creative workshops, professional development, residencies, artists’ studios and quarterly exhibitions in our gallery, promoting participation, development, exploration and learning through courses, and exhibition events.

The Team
Director, Emma-Jayne Taylor
Community & Audience Development, Claire Sapsford
Learning & Participation, Thomas Eke
Operations, Emily Cheshire
Communications and Development Coordinator, Emily Young
Development, Caroline Taylor 
Finance, Richard Freeman
Technician, Andrew Brown

Chair, Sally Fisher, Leadership Coach and Facilitator, Ah-Ha Ltd
Vice Chair, Poppy Sebire, Associate Director, Simon Lee Gallery
Valerie Wallersteiner, Stowe School and Associate Director, Jessica Carlisle Gallery
Sarah Davies, Head of Development, Punchdrunk
Oona Grimes, Artist and Lecturer, Royal College of Art
Lorna Gemmell, Head of Communications, Barbican
Tom Molloy, Deputy Head Teacher, Gifford Park Primary School
Laura Keen, Director of Finance, Milton Keynes Community Foundation

Nick Ritson, Solicitor, Austin Ray
Fennah Podschies, Head of Resources & Enterprise, Modern Art Oxford
Dabinder Hutchinson, CFO/Finance Director, ACA qualified (PricewaterhouseCoopers)