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Amy Moorefield is the Director and Chief Curator of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University.
Since her arrival in the fall of 2008, Moorefield has initiated a significant marketing campaign, museum partnerships, and a vibrant traveling exhibitions program. Additionally she co-teaches courses with the Art History department focusing on museum management and exhibition curation utilizing the Wilson Museum’s collection as source material. She comes to the Wilson Museum from Virginia Commonwealth University’s museum called Anderson Gallery in Richmond, Virginia where she played a critical part in its revitalization and held the rank of assistant professor.
During her seventeen years as a museum professional, she had directed and curated several internationally recognized exhibitions and publication projects, many of which have receive award recognition as well as organized an array of special programs, lectures and panels. Additionally she has served as a juror, lecturer, and independent curator for several exhibitions, conferences and arts festivals in the United States and abroad.
She currently serves as a Commissioner on the City of Roanoke Arts Commission and chairs the City’s artwork collection committee as well as serving as a board member of the Arts Council of the Blue Ridge. She lives in the city of Roanoke with her husband, John and their two children.
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