Ailithir McGill is an artist, museum education expert, and community development professional with more than 15 years of experience engaging audiences in history, science, and art programming. Since October 2012, McGill has served as the Executive Director of Nickel Plate Arts, a unique nonprofit organization that builds community around the arts in five towns along the Nickel Plate Railroad from Fishers to Atlanta, Indiana. In her role, McGill seeks to employ the arts and local artists to address community needs and provide experiences that enrich and strengthen the community as a whole. Nickel Plate Arts also seeks to support the work of the Noblesville Diversity Council to celebrate the achievements of people of color in Hamilton County, Indiana.
Prior to joining Nickel Plate Arts, McGill was Director of Operations at Conner Prairie in Fishers, Indiana.