Anna Jones


Role summary

Anna is the Project Manager for our ambitious project HOPE for the Future - Heritage, Outreach and Preservation of Entomology (HOPE) generously supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. HOPE for the Future and Anna’s role comprises three overlapping, integrated strands reaching across the whole Museum: safeguarding the British Insect Collection; using the collection to inform and inspire the public; and transforming The Westwood Room and opening The Ellen Hope Gallery as stimulating new spaces to facilitate engagement. Anna is working with the HOPE team to design, deliver and monitor all activity throughout the three year project; reporting to the Project Board and National Lottery Heritage Fund.


Anna has worked as a project and programme manager over the last twenty years for a range of arts, culture and heritage organisations including The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology; Arts Council England South East; Battersea Arts Centre; and the National Theatre.  Anna is also a creative producer and artist, making place-based work that explores heritage and how people respond and resonate with their local history today.