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Dorothée King

Dorothée King

Head of Department Arts and Design Education
Basel Academy of Arts and Design, Institute for Arts and Design Education

Dorothée King (PhD) is an organization and personal development specialist in the cultural sector. She is currently head of the Arts and Design Education Institute at the University for Arts and Design in Basel, Switzerland.

Since 2000 she has been working globally as a coach, educator, and communicator. Among other places she worked with RISD and the RISD museum / Rhode Island USA, UdK Berlin, Haus der Kulturen der Welt / Berlin, Ars Electronica / Austria, Kunstuniversität Linz, Banff Centre for the Arts / Canada, and the Transart Institute /New York.

Working as a coach and mentor, she has helped build joyful teams in museums and academia. Her focus is well-being and fulfillment at the workplace, strengthening individual skills and talents, and making space for out-of-the-box constellations.

She is a certified life coach, playing big facilitator, and meditation teacher.

MuseumNext Museums, Health & Wellbeing Summit
Wednesday, 02 February 2022

Well-Being at the Museum starts with Us

A chain is always as strong as its weakest link. A museum is only as strong as the individuals working for the museum. When each and every individual is seen, valued, and supported in their own organisation; if we all contribute with our individual talents and goals, the organisation will develop strengthened and authentically, and all our partners will benefit. In such an atmosphere, everybody grows beyond the structures of the organisation, and simultaneously enjoys JOMO (Joy of Missing Out). Instead of trend hopping inside and outside the museum, everybody contributes with their own skills and interests in authentic strength.

Find the full schedule here

Dorothée King