Associate Director for Collections and Chief Registrar
John and Mable Ringling Art Museum
Marian Carpenter is the Associate Director for Collections/Chief Registrar at the John and Mable Ringling Art Museum. She has over 20 years of experience in the museum field in the area of curation, collection management, and exhibitions. Ms. Carpenter has worked at various museums including the Delaware Historical and Cultural Affairs in Dover, DE, the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service located in Washington, D.C. She enjoys working with communities to connect the importance of object preservation with the documentation of oral histories. Ms. Carpenter is also an experienced reviewer for IMLS museum grant programs. Ms. Carpenter has a B.A. in American history from Indiana University and an M.A in American history with a concentration in African American history from the University of Cincinnati.
Tuesday, May 21
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM