Anna Shortland

Anna McKechnie

Informal Learning Officer

Telephone: 01224 337710

Email: AnMcKechnie@aberdeencity.gov.uk

As Informal Learning Officer I work with a broad range of visitors and non-visitors. I am involved in planning and delivering hands-on sessions for families; finding enjoyable and creative ways for adults and their children to explore the collections together. I co-ordinate the Youth Forum, working with those aged 14-24 years to create exciting ways for other young people to interact with the artworks, objects and spaces. I am responsible for a diverse range of events, notably the vibrant After Hours evening programme for over 18's. I also work on bespoke projects with a range of different partners, often linked to temporary exhibitions.

My favourite object in the collection:

Read transcript: Anna McKechnie - Dunnotar Castle by John Piper