Speaker

POUSSOU Vincent
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POUSSOU Vincent
Directeur des Publics et du Numérique
Réunion des Musées Nationaux and Grand-Palais Museum
Born in 1961, Vincent Poussou has graduated in business administration. From the begining of his career, he elected the field of culture and specialized in relations to the public.
He successively joined the French Embassy in Peru as cultural attaché deputy further as a consultant for the French ministry of culture, before being in charge of cultural partnership at Ernst and young Consulting. In 1992, he contributes to finalize one of the great operation of the 21st century project of Paris, i.e; Le Parc de la Villette, conceived by Bernard Tschumi.
Between 1994 and 2004, he is in charge at la Villette of déveloping the relationships between the public and this new form of urban park devoted to culture, first as a head of visitor services, then as a director of visitor' services and communication. In 2005, Vincent Poussou is posted to the Centre Pompidou as director of Education and visitor' services in order to help launching a new phase in the development of this thirty years old institution whose main objective is to ensuring that a large variety of people have access to the diversity of contemporary creation. Those nominations led Vincent Poussou to participate in the conception of educational workshops and gardens in Le Parc de la Villette, and most recently, he’s committed in the enlargement of the programme of the Centre Pompidou to the young public and specifically to teenagers, and in the development of the Mobile Pompidou project. He has been recently appointed as Director of digital media and audiences at the Réunion des musées nationaux- Grand Palais.

About Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais:

Every year, the Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais presents approximately forty highly-diversified cultural events in Paris, regionally and internationally. The Grand Palais, one of the French people's favorite monuments, is its prestigious showcase in the heart of Paris.
Exhibitions, concerts, shows, fairs, performances… the agenda is both demanding and popular, and accessible to all, promoting cultural democratization through rich and varied cultural mediation.
Alongside events, the Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais spreads culture through its publishing activities, its network of art bookstores and its photo agency, the leading French agency for art pictures. The Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais also contributes to enhancing national collections through its acquisitions on behalf of the State.

More information : grandpalais.fr

Session(s) featuring POUSSOU Vincent

Thursday, 14th November 2013 from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm
Oxford room

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