Exhibits & Programs

Patricia Krier, Director of Development and Public Programs

 (541) 346-5089, pkrier@uoregon.edu

Krier (BA, Italian and French, 1968, University of Oregon; MA, Italian and French, 1972, UO; MA, American History and Museum Studies, 1984, UO) began working at the museum in 1978 as a graduate student, helping design a public program curriculum, and working on the fundraising committee for a new museum, built in 1987.  She now serves as the director of the public programs division, as well as the museum-wide director of development.  Currently she is working on the fundraising for a landmark architectural expansion of the museum, doubling its exhibit, education, and administrative spaces, as well as a $10 million general operating endowment campaign.

Exhibitions and Education Department

Ann Craig, Associate Director of Public Programs, Exhibitions and Education

 (541) 346-3116, acraig@uoregon.edu

Craig (BA, History and Asian Studies, 2000, University of Oregon; MA, Arts Management, Museum Studies, 2006, University of Oregon) has been with the museum since 2005.  She oversees educational programming and exhibitions for all audiences at the museum. She is a board member with the Oregon Museum Association, chair of the Museums of Springfield and Eugene (MUSE) and a member of the Lane County Cultural Coalition.

Dorothy Bayern, Exhibitions Coordinator

 (541) 346-8020, ExCoMNCH@uoregon.edu

Bayern (BA, Anthropology 2008, University of Oregon; MA candidate in Folklore, University of Oregon) began volunteering at the museum as an undergraduate in 2007, and joined the staff as Exhibitions Coordinator in 2008. In her current studies she is interested in clothing and costume as forms of cultural expression, and their use and potential as learning tools in museum exhibits, educational programming, and cultural events.

Elizabeth White, Exhibitions Designer

 (541) 346-8020, ewhite4@uoregon.edu

White (BA, Art History 2008, University of Oregon; MS, Arts Administration 2010, UO) started at the museum in 2008 as a volunteer. After working her way through a multi-year internship, she officially joined the staff in 2011 as the museum's Exhibitions Designer. This position allows her to pursue her interests in in scientific illustration, infographics and interpretive design.

Robyn Anderson, Education Coordinator

 (541) 346-1694, robyna@uoregon.edu

Anderson (BS, Environmental Science 2006, Oregon State University; MS, Science Education, Free-Choice Learning, 2010, Oregon State University) joined the Museum in May of 2013 as the Education Coordinator. Her focus is on coordinating the K-12 tour programs and other educational opportunities for school-aged children, such as summer camp, no-school days, and preschool programs. She is a Certified Interpretive Guide through the National Association of Interpretation.


Visitor and Member Services Department

Judi Pruitt, Associate Director of Public Programs, Visitor and Member Services

 (541) 346-1671, judip@uoregon.edu

Pruitt (Arts Administration 2005, University of Oregon) came to the museum in 1998 after many years working in the South Lane School District. Museum opportunities allowed her to expand her expertise to marketing, public relations, event planning and management. She oversees the Visitor Services Department that includes member and donor relations. She is an executive member of Museums of Springfield and Eugene (MUSE) and is on the MUSE Marketing Committee.