Museum Professional

Jane F. Bird

Jane currently works for Preserve Rhode Island, coming from a background in community outreach and the arts. She grew an early love of history as a tour guide, researcher and historical reenactor at several house museums in her hometown of Concord, Massachusetts.Creating and performing educational programs at Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House, the Wayside, the Concord Museum, The Old Manse, and the Longfellow House in Cambridge, she also served as a tour guide at the Southeast Lighthouse on Block Island, and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York City.Jane holds a B.F.A. in Drama from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and trained at the Atlantic Theater Conservatory in New York. In addition to her work at Lippitt House, Jane is an active volunteer in educational theater, improv and drama therapy organizations in Providence, Rhode Island.

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social media


Skilled in social media management, Jane now creates original content for Lippitt House Museum. She specializes in colorful and engaging short video content.

community management


Jane's primary role at Lippitt House Museum is the coordination of events, including managing a summer concert series featuring local musicians. She also oversees all museum rentals, from weddings and parties to photography sessions and film shoots.

an event featuring Becky Bass

digital branding


Branding can be crucial for a historic site. Jane designs media for Lippitt House Museum that is fresh and eye-catching but still speaks to the site's history and tradition.

historical education


Jane believes in an activated and immersive museum experience for visitors. As a tour guide, she aims to bring color and dimension to historical sites.An alumna of the Victorian Society of America's Summer School in London in July of 2023, Jane is committed to learning what great, old places can teach us, and how to best share their lessons.

kind words


A look at some reviews over the years that touch on Jane's ability to connect and educate audiences interested in history.
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Let's Get In Touch


I'd love to speak with you about how I can contribute to your museum! You can reach me via email below.

connecting with a lovely donkey named Buddy