Jacqueline Stewart Appointed Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Museum

Jacqueline Stewart Appointed Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Museum

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced that scholar, programmer, and educator Jacqueline Stewart has been named Chief Artistic and Programming Officer. In this new executive position, Stewart will lead strategy and planning for the Academy Museum’s curatorial, educational, and public programming initiatives, including exhibitions, screenings, symposia, publications, workshops, and K-12 programs. Stewart will join the museum in January 2021 and will report to the Director and President of the Academy Museum, Bill Kramer.

Bill Kramer said, “Jacqueline Stewart is a powerful leader in the film world. Her inspiring history of scholarship, teaching, programming, building community partnerships, and archival work combined with her dedication to inclusivity and accessibility make her an ideal leader for the museum. With her remarkable ability to engage the public and her commitment to showcasing the diverse and fascinating history of the movies, she will be a vital part of our mission to advance the

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Academy Museum Hires Jacqueline Stewart As Chief Artistic And Programming Officer

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures said Monday that it has hired scholar, film programmer, professor and writer Jacqueline Stewart as its Chief Artistic and Programming Officer.

Stewart, who serves on the curatorial advisory committee for the museum’s upcoming exhibition “Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971,” arrives fully from her most current role in the University of Chicago Department of Cinema and Media Studies. In the new position, she will lead strategy and planning for the Academy Museum’s curatorial, educational and public programming initiatives including exhibitions, screenings, symposia, publications, workshops, and K-12 programs.

She will join the museum in January and report to Bill Kramer, the museum’s director and president. The museum is targeting an April 30 opening.

At the University of Chicago, Stewart teaches American film history specializing in African American cinema from the silent era to the present. She is also director of the university’s Arts + Public Life initiative,

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Academy Museum Appoints Jacqueline Stewart as Chief Artistic and Programming Officer

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has appointed Jacqueline Stewart as its chief artistic and programming officer.

Stewart, a University of Chicago professor, will be the lead strategist for the museum’s curatorial, educational and public programming initiatives, such as exhibitions, screenings, symposiums, publications, workshops and student programs. She will report to Bill Kramer, the museum’s director and president.

“Jacqueline Stewart is a powerful leader in the film world,” Kramer said. “Her inspiring history of scholarship, teaching, programming, building community partnerships and archival work combined with her dedication to inclusivity and accessibility make her an ideal leader for the museum. With her remarkable ability to engage the public and her commitment to showcasing the diverse and fascinating history of the movies, she will be a vital part of our mission to advance the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema.”

Stewart has taught American film history at the University of Chicago and

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Jacqueline Stewart Joins Academy Museum as Chief Artistic and Programming Officer

Turner Classic Movies host Jacqueline Stewart is joining the Academy Museum in an executive role as its Chief Artistic and Programming Officer, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced Monday.

Stewart is a scholar, programmer and educator who is joining the Academy Museum from the University of Chicago Department of Cinema and Media Studies, where she teaches American film history and specializes in African American cinema. She has already been working with the Academy Museum in an advisory position for its upcoming exhibition Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971, which explores the visual culture of Black cinema from its early days to just after the civil rights movement.

She will lead strategy and planning for the Academy Museum’s curatorial, educational and public programming initiatives, including exhibitions, screenings, symposia, publications, workshops, and K-12 programs. Stewart will join the museum in January 2021 and will report to Bill Kramer, the director and president of

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