In addition to her independent arts practice, Nahed Mansour has worked in Toronto's arts sector for over fifteen years, establishing a strong record of inclusive, interactive, and socially aware programs that push traditional boundaries of community-engagement, arts education, and artistic practice.

Nahed currently works as Senior Manager, Gallery Engagement in the Learning & Public Programs department at ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) Gallery Engagement. In this role she supports ROM's 21st Century mission to help people understand the past, make sense of the present, and come together to shape a shared future by creating informal, hands-on, engaging learning spaces, activities and interactions in ROM galleries.

Previous to her work at ROM, Nahed worked at the Gardiner Museum where she held the role of Curator of Programs and Education and served as an active member of the museum's Senior Manager team. In this role, Nahed led the museum's free and accessible community programs, including Community Arts Space (curating  Fragments and FictionsForever Bird-Botanicals and Community is Essential) and the museum's 2021 summer initiative, Gardiner Goes Outside. Nahed has also worked at at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA-Toronto) as Constituent Curator: Communities and Engagement, where she designed and developed socially-engaged, family-friendly, and education based projects in the museum's Art In Use space.


Prior to working in museums, Nahed worked as Artistic Director at the South Asian Visual Art Centre and Director at Mayworks Festival Toronto. She has maintained an independent curatorial practice, programming work by visual, media, and community-based artists whose work respond to contemporary social, political, economic, and environmental issues from racialized and gendered perspectives.

Mansour was recently selected as a Fellow in the 2020 Cohort of Toronto Arts Council's Leaders Lab, and is the Secretary of Galleries Ontario

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