Head of Featured Experiences NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Katey Ahmann is the Head of Featured Experiences at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (NCMNS), where she has been part of the staff since 1996. Before arriving at the NCMNS, Katey was a staff member for nine years at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC. She holds a BS in Zoology from Duke University and a MA Liberal Studies/Science and Society from NC State University. In addition to department-wide responsibilities within the Community Engagement section of the museum, she oversees museum program areas that include; on the floor visitor experiences, the Museum’s Naturalist Center; a guided learning space is a 1700 square foot exhibit area that houses a large collection of scientific specimens and objects as well as hands-on exhibits, Large public science events, Special after-hours programs (lectures, town halls and movie screenings), and Science Cafes. Katey has been the organizer of the Museum’s science café series since 2006.