Sophie Harrington

An enthusiastic, efficient and highly organised audience engagement professional, with a gift for motivating and managing teams, strategic thinking and a passion for culture. She is dedicated to building audiences for cultural experiences and supporting practitioners by doing so. She has proven experience in delivering consistently high results with innovative events programs, communications campaigns and growing corporate partner and Government support. She has over 10 years’ experience working across cultural institutions in Sydney and London including at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australian Design Centre, Hoxton Hall Youth Arts Centre, University of Sydney and University of New South Wales. She is currently the Public Programs Manager at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, managing the team that delivers the Sydney Design Festival, Sydney Science Festival and many other programs for diverse audiences across 3 venues.