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Kelly Christman

Kelly Christman

Reservations Coordinator

Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

Reservations Coordinator at Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin

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Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin

Reservations Coordinator

Responsible for the sales, management, and promotion of museum experiences.
Coordination of field trips for visiting schools and organizations, including the arrangement of educational lab programs, theater shows, and guided tours.
Creation of reports in Explorer Systems, tracking the progress of grants and program attendance.

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Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin

Visitor Services Team Member

Operation of exhibits and presentation of exhibit information for museum visitors.

UW-Milwaukee

Online Course Grader

Graded students' assignments, papers, and exams for 105: Asian Art, Fall 2009 and Summer 2011, and 459: American Architecture, Spring 2010.
Answered students questions via email and D2L discussion board.
Met with students to help review papers and course materials.

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UWM Art History Gallery

Exhibition Curator

Curator of “The Gig-Poster Explosion: Artists and Collectors of Milwaukee,” featuring the contemporary Rock concert posters of Milwaukee artists and collectors.
Solely responsible for formation of exhibition focus, interviewing all featured artists, designing and writing the exhibition catalogue and exhibit labels.
Managed over 30 loans from local artists, following standards of proper handling, storage and documentation of all prints.
Commissioned an original catalogue cover design.
Management of all web and print advertisements, and generation of marketing mailings.
Organization of an opening night event.
Completed exhibit installation and design.

Career

Milwaukee Art Museum

Exhibition Assistant

Co-coordinator for the 2011 Summer exhibition “Emerald Mountains: Modern Chinese Ink Paintings from the Chu-tsing Li Collection,” creating and managing the exhibition checklist in The Museum System, and aiding in the photography, measurement and choice of works.

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UW-Milwaukee

Art History Teaching Assistant

Acted as Teaching Assistant for Art History 102: Renaissance to Modern Art.
Planned and taught four discussion sections, for 80 to 100 students each semester.
Graded student exams and papers, in addition to meeting with students during office hours, providing guidance for those struggling and greater depth for those with interest in specific subject matter.

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UWM Art History Gallery

Exhibition Co-Curator

Co-curator of the Museum Studies program exhibition "Visual Literacy: Artists' Books and the Vanishing Text".
Aided in the formation of an exhibition focus, choice and acquisition of featured works, writing of object labels, and exhibit installation.
As part of a group, facilitated a Call to Artists for original works by students of the Peck School of the Arts, later aiding in the choice and collection of student works.
Sole development and execution of an accompanying display of children's artwork, created by students of Walker's Point Center for the Arts.

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Milwaukee Art Museum

Curatorial Intern

Composed auction item descriptions for “The Art Auction” catalogue, integrating research aimed toward potential buyers.
Completed research for the 2011 exhibit “Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture for the 21st Century,” and located original publications for display in the exhibition.
Aided the Marketing Department in the location of image sources, and obtaining copyright permission for images’ promotional use.
Constructed to-scale maquettes for the exhibition, “On Site: Chakaia Booker”.

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The Phillips Collection

Curatorial Intern

Performed research for a future publication of “Firsts at the Phillips".
General research and collection of materials for museum curators.
Created to-scale maquettes to aid in the planning of the exhibit layout for an exhibition of sculptures by artist David Smith.

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Wisconsin Union Graphics

Graphics Assistant

Painted all outdoor and indoor banners for the UW-Madison Unions, Memorial Union and Union South.
Scanned documents into and updated the Graphic Design Department Digital Archives.
Various duties such as mounting, trimming, binding and laminating, for campus marketing materials.

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Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin

Membership Assistant

Generated public relations mailings, and delivered marketing mailings and membership cards.
Data entry and maintenance of membership information.
Solely responsible for production of membership cards, and processing of new memberships.

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America's Freedom Center

Intern

Entered Veteran’s Cemetery data into the computer database.
Independently completed research for the National Veteran’s History Project.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Master of Arts (M.A.), Art History, Museum Studies

University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.A., Art History, English, Material Culture Studies