Alyssa ArnoldDirector of Strategic Initiatives
Alyssa has spent over a decade creating, building, and implementing robust programs, exhibitions, and activations in third spaces of all shapes and sizes. Reaching new audiences, removing access barriers, bringing people together, and creating engaging, educational, and fun programs is a true passion of hers. Alyssa is responsible for identifying, creating, and implementing new experiences and uses for the 277-acre campus of Fair Park. She oversees the new Fair Park Cultural District, strategic partnerships, community engagement, programming, and all projects coming out of the 2020 Master Plan Update including the Community Park and the Fair Park Visitor Center.
Prior to Fair Park, Alyssa was the Director of Programs and Engagement at the Crow Museum of Asian Art. She managed all public-facing entities including the visitor experience and museum educator teams, all public programs and community outreach, and the creation and operation of the museum’s art studio. Alyssa holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Texas A&M University.