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New AAMC Executive Director Announced

Tuesday, January 14, 2014  
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For Immediate Release

Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) hires new Executive Director

New York, N.Y. January 14, 2014—The Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Pineiro as Executive Director. Judith will fill the vacancy left by outgoing Executive Director, Sally Block, who is stepping down. The selection was made after a comprehensive search and selection process.

In her role, Judith will be responsible for the overall administration and management of the AAMC and AAMC Foundation, including membership, program and annual conference development, marketing, communications, Board and Committee relations, fundraising and business operations.

"We are thrilled to welcome Judith and believe she will be an excellent ambassador for the AAMC and curators everywhere,” says Emily Ballew Neff, President of the AAMC, and Director and Chief Curator of the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma, "She brings a varied array of important skills to the table, and will be an asset to the organization in its next chapter of growth and development.”

"It is an honor to have been selected for the position,” says Judith, "I look forward to continuing the success of the organization and promoting the professional development, profile, work, and interests of its members.”

Judith has worked in the visual arts community for over 20 years, most recently as an independent External Affairs consultant for clients such as Art in General, Louise Blouin Media, The Laundromat Project, and ArtforMe/Cape Town. Prior to her consultancy work, she served as Director of the Affordable Art Fair U.S.; Associate Development Director, Institutional Advancement at the Museum of Arts and Design; and Account Manager, Museum Services Department at Christie’s. She holds a B.A. in Journalism/Mass Media, B.A. in Art History, M.A. in Art History and a Certificate in Curatorial Studies, all from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

About the AAMC

The mission of the Association of Art Museum Curators is to support and promote the work of museum curators by creating opportunities for networking, collaboration, professional development, and advancement. 

In support of these aims, the AAMC Foundation seeks to heighten public understanding of the curator's role in art museums through professional development programs, awards, and grants.

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