Karly Allen

Karly Allen has been an art lecturer and museum educator for over 20 years. After graduating from the Ruskin School of Fine Art (University of Oxford), Karly received a masters in Art History from SOAS (University of London). She has lectured widely for British collections and cultural organisations including the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Courtauld Gallery, Wallace Collection, V&A Museum and Christie’s Education. Karly was formerly Adult Learning Officer for the National Gallery and Education Manager for the Royal Collection, two roles in which she developed skills as a creative programmer within large art collections. An experienced workshop leader, Karly has a particular interest in using drawing as a tool for looking and investigating. In recent years Karly has collaborated with mindfulness professionals to integrate mindful looking and mindful drawing into her museum learning practice. Email Karly