Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum

Petra Slinkard appointed Curator of Fashion & Textiles

We are delighted to announce that Petra Slinkard is the new Curator of Fashion & Textiles at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. Slinkard began in her new position on February 1, 2018. She comes to PEM from the Chicago History Museum, where she was Curator of Costume since 2013.  Connie Rosemont of Museum Search and Reference and Marilyn Hoffman ran the international search for this new position at PEM.

Amon Carter Museum

Amanda Blake appointed Director of Education and Library Services

We are pleased to announce that the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX has appointed as its new Director of Education and Library Services Amanda Blake. Blake is currently Interim Director of Education and Head of Family, Access and School Experiences of the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA), TX. Blake begins her new position effective January 15, 2018.  Scott Stevens of Museum Search & Reference ran the national search.

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington

Kara Blond appointed Director

We are pleased to announce that the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, DC (JHSGW) has appointed as it’s new Executive Director Kara Blond. Blond is currently Director of Exhibitions of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC. Blond begins her new position effective September 5, 2017. Museum Search & Reference conducted the national search.