Community Engagement

Committed to working with communities to bring the highest quality programs and collaborations to the public, Amy Moorefield works alongside other stakeholders to create meaningful experiences by making strategic connections between non-profit organizations, businesses and grant funding organizations.

Selected Community Engagement Projects:
2020: In partnership with the African American Historical Society of South Central Pennsylvania, developed programming in conjunction with the Phillips Museum exhibition “Sonya Clark: Finding Freedom”
2019: As part of a team, worked to create a three year social practice artist residency (SPACE) as part of F&M’s Center for Sustained Engagement that was awarded by the Endeavor Foundation.
2018: In partnership with the City of Lancaster Public Art program, the Phillips Museum received a NEA Our Town Grant to create artist capacity in partnerships with neighborhoods.
2018-present: The Phillips Museum was selected as one of six museums in the state of Pennsylvania to be part of the art loan and grant program Art Bridges founded by Crystal Bridges Museum founder Alice Walton.
2018-present: Forged a media sponsorship with WITF/NPR, and partnerships with FIG, Discover Lancaster, and City of Lancaster Office of Promotion for the Phillips Museum.
2017-present: Co-Founder of Art Family. A membership group to support arts and cultural organizations and artists in Lancaster, Pennsylvania with over 100 members.
2013-2017: Conceptualized and facilitated a national traveling exhibition program for the Taubman Museum of Art.
2013-2017: Creation of a series of museum exhibition partners across Virginia.
2009-2013: Piloted the first permanent collection-sharing program for the Wilson Museum with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
2009-2012: Led a citywide festival on renowned children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown and a two-part exhibition on the story and artwork of classic children’s books. Partner organizations included the Roanoke Symphony, Hollins University Theatre, the Children’s Theatre, and Taubman Museum of Art.
2008-2013: Conceptualized and directed a Wilson Museum traveling exhibition program with the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Piedmont Arts among others.
2008-2017: Build an active partnership with the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau including induction into the travel writer’s program.
2008-2013: Developed an annual community trade partnership with media and marketing partners for significant in-kind support of Wilson Museum programming including radio and print.

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