In Focus Podcast

Episode 20 

Candace Lee Heald A.K.A. Mrs. AHA!

Candace Lee Heald

Welcome art activist and the director of AHA!  (Art. History. Architecture.) Candace Lee Heald to In-Focus Podcast Number 20. Candace Lee Heald has been the Director of AHA! – New Bedford’s 2nd Thursday FREE Art and Culture Night since 2007.

Ms. Heald previously worked as the Vice-President of Programs, Education and Exhibitions at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, where she oversaw educational and public programs, exhibitions and library functions as well as visitor services and volunteers.

Lee, as she is more commonly known, received her Ph.D. from Lesley University, an MA in American History from the University of Delaware, and BA in American History from Brown University. As one of the authors for the original AHA! grant, she served as Program and Steering Committee Chairs from 1999 until joining the staff.

Listen in on her conversation as The Artist Index’s host, Ron Fortier delves into her background and contributions to the creative community of Southcoast Massachusetts!

The whole concept of The Artists Index and the journey we are embarking on are still in the making and very organic. If you would like to be a guest or, have a suggestion, please let us know!

Candace Lee Heald

128 Union Street
Suite 403
New Bedford, MA
508 996-8253  X-205