VERO BEACH, FL — Vero Beach Museum of Art’s Executive Director/CEO Brady Roberts announced today that after conducting a national search with Management Consultants for the Arts, the Museum is delighted to appoint Sara Klein as Director of Education effective February 26, 2018. Ms. Klein is currently the Teacher and School Programs Manager at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas.
From 2009 she has worked at the Amon Carter where she developed, facilitated, and evaluated professional development for educators and supervised a team of gallery teachers who conduct PreK-12th grade experiences at the museum, in schools, and via distance learning. During her tenure at the Amon Carter, Klein created and formalized programming for a variety of under-served museum audiences and managed many grant-funded and endowed projects. In 2015, she was named the Western Region Museum Art Educator of the Year by the National Art Education Association. Prior to joining the staff at the Amon Carter, Klein was Education Curator at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she managed docents and student programs.
Klein holds an M.A. in Art History and a certificate in Museum Studies from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, and a B.A. in Art History and French from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.
“I am thrilled to be joining the staff at the Vero Beach Museum of Art and moving back to the state where my passion for art and education was initially developed and cultivated. Brady Roberts is a visionary director, and I am excited to be part of his senior management team to provide direction and leadership to an already robust and dynamic slate of educational offerings,” commented Sara Klein.
The Vero Beach Museum of Art is located at 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, Florida 32963. Directions: From I-95 (Exit 147), from U.S. One, and Indian River Boulevard, take State Road 60 east over the Merrill Barber Bridge to beachside, turn right at first traffic light into Riverside Park.