Silvia Filippini Fantoni

Director of Programs and Audience Engagement
North Carolina Museum of Art

Silvia Filippini Fantoni is the Director of Programs and Audience Engagement at the North Carolina Museum of Art, where she leads the museum’s efforts to provide creative, meaningful experiences with art to diverse audiences onsite, online, and in the larger community. Before joining the NCMA, she served as director of interpretation, media, and evaluation at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, where she led the museum’s efforts in developing temporary exhibitions, interpretive experiences, and audience research. She has also worked at the British Museum and the J. Paul Getty Museum and has collaborated on award-winning projects with Tate Modern and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Additionally, since 2008 she has taught courses in museums and new media, and research and evaluation at Sorbonne University in Paris, where she obtained her Ph.D. in aesthetics and art sciences.