Vice President of Partnerships and Programs
Nancy Walsh is the Vice President of Partnerships and Programs at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. She is responsible for the vision, creative direction, and oversight of a diverse array of innovative and engaging programs for all ages, as well as local and national partnerships that advance the Museum’s strategic plan. Ms. Walsh joined the Museum in 2006 as lead educator on the development team for Expedition Health. She was a driving force behind the successful opening and reprogramming of the Museum’s most recent expansion, the Morgridge Family Exploration Center. Before her appointment as vice president in 2016, Walsh served as director of museum partnerships and programs. Ms. Walsh is passionate about the vibrancy of local communities and access to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). She has been the principal investigator on multiple grants that have supported innovative programming in this area. She was a mayoral appointee on the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs and as co-chair worked on the city’s cultural plan, Imagine 2020. She currently serves on the boards of the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, the Art Students League of Denver, and CherryArts. Walsh is a proud alumnus of Leadership Denver. She holds a master’s degree in evolutionary biology from the University of Chicago and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Earlham College, where she received a bachelor’s in biology.