Expert Profile

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Maren Jones

Pronouns:

she/her/hers

Availability:

Available

Contractor/Consultant

Position Type:

San Francisco

California

United States of America

Years in the field:

26+ Years

Areas of Expertise

Curatorial/Collections, Exhibits development, Project Management, Other

• Departmental oversight - administration, budgets, staffing, development of policy + operational procedures

• Skilled in evaluating needs and developing infrastructure for new institutional departments, programs, and building projects, institutional strategic planning, and staff training

• Expert in directing all aspects of exhibition planning, implementation, design, fabrication, installation, and management including all collection-related facets of domestic + international exhibition projects

• Oversight of exhibitions with varying scopes of complexities, budgets, gallery sizes, and exhibition content - from historical artwork, artifacts, and ephemera to artist commissions, multi-media installations, and contemporary artwork

• High-level management of domestic + international touring exhibitions, including evaluating + securing venues, contract negotiation, and complex transportation logistics

• Proficient in leading registration programs for a wide range of institutions. Comprehensive knowledge of museum registration methods - condition reporting, couriering, inventory, conservation, loan, storage, security + display practices; packing, crating + transportation methods; legal + insurance issues; facility review + contract execution

• Adept at cultivating collaborative relationships with all project stakeholders