Abbie Edens is the former Director of Education at The National WWII Museum (2021). Abbie holds a BA in Art History from Purdue University and an MA in Art History from the University of Louisville. With 18 years of museum education experience, Abbie has extensive experience in programming for children, families and adults. She has worked at several museums including The Columbus Museum (Columbus, Georgia), the Taubman Museum of Art (Roanoke, Virginia), and Heritage Museums & Gardens (Sandwich, Massachusetts).
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