Sharna Jackson

Consultant, The Design Museum
United Kingdom
Sharna Jackson, communicating the museum, CTM17

Sharna Jackson is a producer, writer and curator working across digital, arts, publishing, education and entertainment.

Recent roles include curator of Playground at Site Gallery, curator of the Design Ventura Conference at Design Museum, director of #squad34, a programme of digital activity for young people in Kent, writer and producer of the family audio guide from The Broad Museum in LA, and the Director of Creative, Content and Interactive at Hopster.


Sharna launched Tate Kids in 2008, which won Webbys, Lovies and was nominated for Children’s BAFTAs three times. In November 2014, two art activity book were published by Tate.

Sharna serves on the Children’s Media Conference, BAFTA Children’s Awards and BAFTA Learning and New Talent committees. She is on the board of Upswing and Bright Little Labs. Sharna has as a PgDip in Media Culture and Communication from the Institute of Education, University of London.

Join Sharna’s workshop “Doing it for the Kids” at Communicating the Museum Paris next June and benefit from her 10 years of experience working in digital content in the cultural sector.