Kimberly Baker is an artist, researcher, and museum educator deeply committed to arts, heritage and culture public pedagogy.
She is the Steveston School Programs Coordinator and oversees the education programs for Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, Steveston Museum, Steveston Tram and London Heritage Farm for the City of Richmond in British Columbia, Canada.
Kimberly is a museum leader and founding member of the Living Peace Museum (LPM) in Canada. The LPM mission is committed to celebrating harmony among diverse world cultures and the natural environment through-re-education, exhibits, collections and collaborating with Indigenous communities.
She is a University of British Columbia Liu Institute for Global Issues scholar. Her research interests have spanned culturally responsive museum education, Indigenous peace education, socio-cultural issues, and A/r/tography. For ten years, Kimberly has conducted extensive research on museums in Malawi and Kenya in Africa.
In recognition of Kimberly's achievements and commitment, she has received awards including the University of British Columbia Four Year Ph.D. Premier Scholarship, Jeanette Andrews Award, UBC Equity Research Grant, and Liu Institute for Global Scholars Award to support her research work in Kenya, Africa.
Throughout her career, Kimberly's goal is to encourage cultural understanding and peace through arts, heritage, and culture education by bringing people together through collective creativity.