Kirsten Hammerstrom
Freelance Collections Manager/Registrar/Curator

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Kirsten Hammerstrom

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Currently Gallery Director and Registrar at Sumpter Priddy III, Inc in Alexandria, VA, my previous position was  the Director of Collections and Curator at the Rhode Island Historical Society (Providence). I specialize in collections management, personnel management, organizing collections and making recommendations for exhibitions -- and for deaccessions. 

The RIHS, I reinstituted centralized registration and oversaw the implementation of the Society's first OPAC, which runs on the MINISIS, Inc. platform to permit cross-collections searching of all collection types. 

I have more than two decades experience working in museums, developing exhibitions and public programs, cataloging and accessining collections, and managing public service and program delivery staff. 

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