Antonio Benitez

Manchester Science Festival Director
Museum of Science and Industry

Antonio Benitez

Manchester Science Festival Director
Museum of Science and Industry

Biography

Antonio Benitez currently works as Manchester Science Festival Director at the Museum of Science and Industry. He is responsible for driving the vision and strategic planning of the Manchester Science Festival, and lead the team in developing and delivering the annual contemporary science programme. Previously Antonio worked as Partnerships and Learning Projects Manager at the National Media Museum where he led the Contemporary Science Festivals (funded by BIS and DCMS) to engage local families, schools and young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds with contemporary research. Antonio has vast experience in the museum, cultural, academic and public engagement sectors, having worked in the museum sector, on the Manchester Beacon for Public Engagement and as a research and evaluation consultant for the British Museum and the Whitworth.

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