SCRANTON — The Everhart Museum announced Aurore Giguet as the new executive director.
Giguet was chosen through a rigorous national search and selection process. She comes to the Everhart from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Marjorie Barrick Museum, to fill the vacancy left by Cara Sutherland’s departure in March. Giguet assumes her role July 1.
The new executive director brings more than 20 years experience as a museum professional and arts administrator. She has a history of creating and implementing successful programs, and she specializes in team building, process management and creativity. Her work in non-profit and public sectors includes project and program management, strategic planning, marketing strategies, education, curating and fundraising.
At UNLV, Giguet oversaw operations, while directing collections, development and programming. She negotiated multi-million dollar donations and partnered with local art groups, agencies and national and international groups to being exhibits and public programming to the museum.
In a news release from the Everhart, Giguet said, “I am excited for the future of the Everhart Museum and the opportunity to champion and lead a museum with such history. I plan on focusing on the overall mission of the museum, its financial stability, and I’m looking forward to collaborating with the community.”
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