Ellen Owens
MA, The University of the Arts
BFA, Penn State University
BS, Penn State University

Ellen Owens is the Director of Learning Programs at the Penn Museum.  She has been an adjunct professor in the University of the Arts Museum Studies program for five years and sits on the Advisory Board of the Arts & Business Council of Philadelphia. Owens previously served as the Executive Director of community arts center Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens and was Vice-President of the Philadelphia Museum Council.  Her previous positions include Education Manager at the American Philosophical Society Museum and key education roles at the Palmer Museum of Art and Pennsylvania State University’s Center for Arts & Crafts. She spent ten years in the for-profit sector as a manager and regional manager. Owens graduated with honors from Pennsylvania State University, earning a B.A. in Art Education and a B.F.A. in Painting/Drawing. She received her M.A. in Museum Education from University of the Arts and her certificate in Non-Profit Executive Leadership from Bryn Mawr College.

Class Schedule, Fall 2015

W01:00PM - 03:50PMMuseum Education Practicum

Contact Info

Office: Anderson Hall 2ND
Tel: 215-717-6489
Fax: 215-717-6326