deCordova announces new Education hire and strategic changes to program

LINCOLN, MA.- DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum announces changes to its education program as described in the newly adopted 2011-2016 Strategic Plan: the addition of a Deputy Director for Learning and Engagement, an enhanced and restructured art making program, and the expansion of the deCordova/Lincoln Nursery School (LNS) partnership. “Our newly hired educational leadership, the creation of the first resident preschool at a contemporary art museum in the U.S., and our new free admission policy for children twelve and under, continue to build on the momentum we’ve gained from the new strategic plan,” commented Director Dennis Kois. “That plan, and the goal it describes—to become a clear leader among this country’s sculpture parks—is impacting every aspect of what we provide for our visitors. Strengthening our education program is integral to advancing