Staff Biographies

Myriam Springuel

Director, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

March 1, 2016

Myriam Springuel brings 30 years of experience in museum management to her position as director for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. SITES is the largest traveling exhibition program in the world and for 60 years has been the Institution’s main exhibits ambassador beyond Washington, D.C.

This is a return to SITES for Springuel who served as director of education and later associate director for programs at SITES from 1986 to 1994. After leaving SITES, she founded Springuel Consulting to help museums and cultural organizations respond to change and prepare for the future with clarity about their mission and priorities. Before SITES, she curated fine arts exhibitions and developed education programs at The Ringling in Sarasota, Fla.

Springuel is a frequent presenter at conferences, has published in museum journals and newsletters, and has served on grant review and national advisory committees. She has also served on the boards of professional and nonprofit organizations.

Springuel has a master’s degree in art history from the University of Maryland and graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University.

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Myriam Springuel

Myriam Springuel

Smithsonian Institution

Myriam Springuel is the Director of the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service. (Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Institution)



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