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Alex Freeman

Alex Freeman

Executive Director Texas Association of Museums

Professional Bio

A long-time Austin resident, Alex Freeman began his role on November 26, 2018. Freeman has a Master of Arts in Art Education from The University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Certificate in Non-Profit Studies from the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at The University of Texas at Austin. Since 2012, Freeman has researched how new technologies and processes have impacted teaching and learning in formal and informal learning spaces. Prior to TAM, he served as a Senior Market Research Analyst at the Tambellini Group after serving nearly 6 years at the New Media Consortium in a variety of capacities. At the NMC, Alex served as the Senior Director of Membership and Special Projects where he managed membership services, produced online professional development programs, and was an author and researcher for the NMC Horizon Report series, which analyzed technology uptake across global museums, higher education, K-12 education, and a few other sectors and regions. Prior to the NMC, he was the Education Director at Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin and Education Curator at Artpace San Antonio. Additionally, Freeman served as Councilor-at-Large at TAM from 2015-2017. When he's not behind a laptop, he thrives in the outdoors camping, biking, and swimming or writing/photographing live music events and festivals.

Organization or Institution

Texas Association of Museums Texas Association of Museums
1201 Tinnin Ford Rd. 23
Austin, TX 78741
United States
817.332.1177 http://www.texasmuseums.org
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Education:
University of Texas at Austin 2009 MA - Art Education