Sample Art Museum Director Resume

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Ralph Stennis
2145 White Lane
Macon, GA 31201

Career Objective Seeking full time employment as Art Museum Director in order to practice my skills daily.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Profound knowledge of operations related management
  • Sound knowledge in the field of art history and museum studies
  • Extensive knowledge of the art market
  • Ability to cultivate donations for collection
  • Skilled in graphic and installation design in a museum and cultural setting
  • Proficient with CADD, VectorWorks, Photoshop, XSLT, XML, and HTML
  • Exceptional abilities in leadership, financial and staff management, program development and fundraising
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Immense ability to handle the work independently

Work Experience:

Art Museum Director, August 2005 – Present
Ward Museum, Macon, GA

  • Directed, coordinated, promoted, implemented and evaluated the operations, activities and programs.
  • Supervised, scheduled, trained and evaluated regular and part-time employees and volunteers.
  • Prepared and monitored the annual Museum budget, developed goals and objectives, controlled expenditures and prepared grant applications.
  • Supervised fundraising projects, performed liaison activities with potential donors and developed potential funding contacts.
  • Directed and coordinated general maintenance, security and preservation of buildings and grounds, assured the safety and security of staff and visitors.
  • Compiled and distributed press releases, promoted activities and responded to public inquiries.

Art Museum Director, May 2000 – July 2005
Massillon Museum, Macon, GA

  • Handled administrative responsibilities for the museum Advisory Council.
  • Supervised administration of museum and annual budget.
  • Developed and administered grants and fund raising with collaboration of Institutional Advancement.
  • Developed and conserved art museum collection.
  • Performed curatorial duties with museum curators.
  • Oversaw exhibitions, events and programs.
  • Attended dinners and other functions as part of fundraising efforts.


Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, North Central University, Minneapolis, MN

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