Museum Staff Grows
Nicole Nathan joins the Museum staff as Curator of Collections and Registrar. Nicole has been involved with MoCC since 2006, when she managed the move of the collection from Corbett to the Pearl District. Since then she has worked as contract registrar for a number of exhibits at MoCC including Generations: Betty Feves and 75 Gifts for 75 Years.
Previously, Nicole held the position of Director of Collections and Exhibits at Oregon Nikkei Endowment in the Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood. She was responsible for setting the overall vision and goals as well as administrative oversight responsibility for all exhibits and collections and increased the number, quality, and attendance at public and education programs 233% from 2009.
Nicole has specialized in collections management and development, as well as project management and exhibit production. Her experience with collections includes over 15 years of working with artistic, ethnographic and historical objects.
She serves as Chair of the Registrar’s Committee – Western Region, and serves on the Century of Action Board and the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition. Her position, Curator of Collections & Registrar aims to expand the Museum’s curatorial department, and increase the capacity of access to 75 years of collections.