Olivia Arnone

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History
Graduate Program Manager, PPCM

MA, Photographic Preservation and Collections Management, Ryerson University, 2007

(585) 327-4939

Olivia is a 2007 graduate of the PPCM program with more than 10 years of experience in the field. Before managing the graduate program, she held the positions of Associate Registrar of Rights and Reproductions at Newark Museum in New Jersey, and Traveling Exhibitions Manager at George Eastman Museum. In 2010, she authored the chapters “Digital Asset Management Systems” and “Digital Preservation” in the book Museum Registration Methods 5 (American Alliance of Museums). Most recently, she guest edited a Photographic Preservation and Collections Management focus issue of the journal Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals, published by Rowman and Littlefield (forthcoming, Sept. 2018) and is also working toward receiving a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Archives and Records Administration from UWM.

Research Overview

Areas of specialization: museum studies, collection management, archival studies, and digital preservation

Courses Taught

  • PPC 425 Cataloging and Research Methods (co-taught with Jamie M. Allen)
  • PPC 423 Collection Management and Care