Sharon Ament to speak at Future Cities Forum


The Director of the Museum of London, Sharon Ament will join Future Cities Forum on 13th June at Burlington House, London to speak about art and science as city regenerators.

The Museum of London in 2015 announced its ambition to build a new museum for London and move to a new site in West Smithfield in 2022.

Since joining the Museum in 2012, Sharon has been steering the next phase of the organisation’s development to more fulsomely reflect the energy and dynamism of London itself. In recent years, the Museum of London has achieved a record 1 million+ visitors, helped along by extremely successful exhibitions including Fire! Fire!, The Cheapside Hoard and The Crime Museum Uncovered, engaged more school children than ever and acquired its largest object, the Heatherwick Olympic Cauldron from the 2012 Games.

Sharon was recently appointed Chair of the London Screen Archives and sits on the London Area Council of Arts Council England. She is a Noyce Leadership Fellow, and on the International Advisory Board of the ArtScience Museum in Singapore. Sharon has advised, worked on or led major cultural capital proj