Kiron Mukherjee

Me in a shark's jaw. Photo Credit: David Ireland

Kiron Mukherjee

ROMKids Coordinator & Camp Director

Area: Children's & Family Programs

Interests: Children's learning & camps, science communication, social media, story, art, space, dinosaurs.

Exhibitions & Galleries: ROMKids Studio

Phone: 416 586 5636

Bio

As the ROMKids Coordinator, Kiron is the public face of the Royal Ontario Museum's family and children's programs.

In February Kiron gave a talk on my work at the Museum, focusing mostly on children's education, the museum circle of life, & the importance of holding the door. Photo Credit: Laura Crowell, 2015, via Creative Mornings- Toronto.

As the ROMKids Coordinator & Camp Director, Kiron is the public face of the Royal Ontario Museum's family and children's programs. He directs the ROM's long running camp programs (for children ages 2-16), staff recruitment, development, and retention, and community engagement. Kiron has been instrumental in more than doubling camp attendance, in tandem with cultivating enthusiastic and loyal staff and parent advocates. Online, Kiron's social media presence has made ROMKids a widely recognized brand - bringing engaging museum-related content to a continually growing community.

Kiron, through his work with ROMKids and his passion for science, history, art and children's education, has appeared on and in Owl Magazine, the Globe and Mail, the Santa Claus Parade, YTV, TVOKids, Space Channel, 680News, CP24, Global News and more.

Kiron started volunteering at the ROM at age 14 and has never looked back. Now, he strives to provide engaging and educational kids' programming so that future generations can look back on their ROM experiences as fondly as he has. Though he majored in History at York University, Kiron also considers his early years as a ROMKids camper to be a highly formative part of his education.

You can follow his adventures, and get a peek at what ROMKids gets up to, online on his personal Twitter, InstagramLinkedInROMKids Twitter and ROMKids Tumblr.

Interested in volunteering and working with ROMKids? Email me studio@rom.on.ca!

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