Vivian Ladd has been an art museum educator for 30 years, designing and teaching programs as a museum education consultant, and on the staff of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Currier Museum of Art, and the Hood Museum of Art. She holds an MA in art history and has completed her coursework toward a PhD in art history. She has frequently presented at conferences organized by the New England Museum Association, the National Art Education Association, and the American Association of Museums. Her work involves supporting the docent program, developing teaching strategies for the galleries, and organizing teacher and adult workshops. She coordinates programming with the Geisel School of Medicine and collaborates on programming for the Tuck Business School. She has written both online and print publications for adults, children, teachers, students, and families.