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Cameron Kitchin, Louis and Louise Dieterle Nippert Director of the Cincinnati Art MuseumCameron Kitchin is the Louis and Louise Dieterle Nippert Director of the Cincinnati Art Museum, where he serves as the ninth director in the museum’s history.

Kitchin is dedicated to the art museum’s service to the public and advancing the role of art and education in Cincinnati’s civic agenda. Since his appointment in 2014, Kitchin has led the museum to embrace its founding principles of inspiring people and connecting communities through the power of art. He guides the museum’s institutional vision, the collection of over 73,000 objects spanning 6,000 years, exhibitions, publications, research resources, art library, educational initiatives, outreach programs, external relations, administrative management and strategic planning. Kitchin previously served as Director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and as Executive Director of the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. His professional experience includes special projects with the American Alliance of Museums and museum planning with Economics Research Associates. Kitchin holds degrees in art history from Harvard University and business administration from William & Mary. He is an alumnus of the Getty Leadership Institute and Leadership Cincinnati. Kitchin serves the field as a Presidential appointee to the National Museum and Library Services Board and as an elected Trustee of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD).


Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator

Amy Burke, Director of Visitor Experience

Carol Edmondson, Chief Financial Officer

Ted Forrest, Human Resources Director

Brad Hawse, Director of Philanthropy

Emily Holtrop, Director of Learning & Interpretation

Susan Hudson, Director of Collections & Exhibitions

David Linnenberg, Chief Administrative Officer

Darcy Schwass, APR, Director of Marketing & Communications


Board of Trustees


Rance G. Duke, PresidentRance Duke, Chair Rance G. Duke, PresidentBruce Petrie, Jr., President


  • Andrew Quinn, Vice President
  • Susan Kelley-Fernandez,Treasurer
  • Eric Kearney, Secretary



  • Jeff Berding
  • Tanu Bhati
  • Julie Bristow
  • Missy Byrne
  • Michael Chasnoff
  • Timothy Elsbrock
  • Valerio Ferme, Ph.D.
  • Rico Grant
  • Liz Grubow
  • Sam Huttenbauer III
  • Kevin Jones
  • Marcia Joseph
  • Ann Keeling
  • Jutta Lafley
  • Joshua Lorentz
  • Rachael Magowan
  • Anu Mitra, Ph.D.
  • Eric Mueller
  • Katrina Mundy
  • Peter Niehoff, Ph.D.
  • Aftab Pureval, Mayor
  • Jake Ragland
  • Tony Roberts
  • Dan Schimberg
  • Lauren Hannan Shafer
  • Robin Sheakley
  • Cherie Silverstein
  • Murray Sinclaire, Jr.
  • James Sowar, Jr.
  • Kelly Vanasse
  • Dick Williams
  • David Wolf


Trustees Emeriti

  • John Barrett
  • Otto Budig, Jr.
  • Robert Castellini
  • Susan Castellini
  • Paul Chellgren
  • Fuheid Daoud, M.D.
  • Andrew DeWitt
  • William DeWitt, Jr.
  • David Dougherty
  • Estella Hassan
  • Helen Heekin
  • Jerome Kathman
  • Lawrence Kyte, Jr., Esq.
  • Craig Maier
  • Jon Moeller
  • Valerie Newell, CPA
  • Geri Pass-Sowell
  • Martha Ragland
  • Thomas Schiff
  • Larry Sheakley
  • Andrew Stillpass
  • George Vincent, Esq.
  • J. Philip Vollmer
  • Thomas Williams
  • Jeffrey Wyler


Honorary Trustees

  • Judith Adams
  • Peter Alpaugh
  • Lee Cowan
  • Charles Deitschel, Jr., M.D.
  • Christine Evans
  • Florence Koetters
  • Richard Rosenthal
  • Jewell Lewis Shane
  • Dorothy Weil
  • Michael West


Curators & Conservators

Meet the Conservators

Meet the Curators