Founder and Executive Director of The Earth Museum

Dr Janet Owen is the founder and executive director of The Earth Museum, a not-for-profit initiative inspired by 30 years working in the museum and cultural heritage environment, and through her research into the multiple dimensions of storytelling using material culture. Through the sharing of stories about the human and natural world, Janet is interested in reconnecting people and places with objects in museums and the landscape, giving new meaning in the present. The Earth Museum is a virtual platform where people can discover and ultimately help create a world of stories, treasures and global connections.

Janet Owen