Effective January 31, 2018, Paige Bardolph is Director of the Global Museum. Paige received her M.A. in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University and her B.A. in History at UC Berkeley. Her research interests include collaborations between museums and source communities and developing visitor-centered exhibitions. She teaches foundation courses in the History and Organization of Museums and Exhibition Design.
Most recently, Paige served as Associate Curator at the Autry Museum of the American West, where she developed large-scale exhibition projects for several years, including serving as lead curator for the award-winning California Continued, the largest renovation in the Autry’s history. Paige previously worked for the California Academy of Sciences, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and the Los Angeles Natural History Museum, in areas ranging from collections care to museum education. Paige also brings media, fundraising, and planning experience, and worked closely with museum boards, in museum administration, and in developing museum audiences.