Melanie Adams, Anacostia Community Museum

Melanie A. Adams, PhD, currently serves as the Director of the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum.  Before joining the Smithsonian, Dr. Adams served as the Deputy Director for Learning Initiatives at the Minnesota Historical Society...

John Swaine, International Civil Rights Center & Museum

In fall 2014, John L. Swaine was named the first Chief Executive Officer of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina. He had previously served as the museum’s Chief Financial...

Bill McCrea, Tryon Palace

William J. McCrea was appointed Executive Director of Tryon Palace in January of 2018, after serving as Associate Director of the North Carolina Museum of History and Director of Regional Museums.  He joined the...

Kimberly Floyd, Vance Birthplace State Historic Site

Kimberly Floyd currently serves as the Site Manager at the Vance Birthplace State Historic Site. She has worked in the field of public history for fourteen years. She completed her master’s in public history...

Kim Kuta Dring, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Kim Kuta Dring is the Director of Education at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in Jacksonville, FL. She oversees the Museum’s educational programs, docents, and community partnerships. After graduating with degrees in...

Ken Howard, NC Museum of History

Ken Howard is the director of the NC Museum of History. He has held the position since 2007 and is responsible for management and operations, along with programming. Before starting at the museum, he...