Jacqueline Cabrera
Principal Registrar at Cabrera + Art + Management LLC

Jacqueline Cabrera


Jacqueline is currently Principal at Cabrera+Art+Management, Host of the Registrar Hour and past President and founding board member of the Association of Registrars and Collection Specialists. From 2013-16 she was Associate Registrar for Exhibitions at the J. Paul Getty Museum, and from 1996-2013 was the Associate Registrar for the Getty Villa where she coordinated/negotiated loans/shipments to the collection and exhibitions, managed the antiquities collection, and supervised/trained the dept. intern. From 2008-2011 she was the Chair of the Registrars Committee Western Region (RC-WR). As the RC-WR Chair she oversaw a professional development program for 9 western states for registrars/collection managers and 26 elected/appointed positions. she also served as a board member of the Western Museum Association from 2009-2015. In 2011, participated in the NextGen leadership training program administered by the Getty Leadership institute at the Claremont Graduate University. From 2010-13, served on the Irvine Valley College’s Advisory Forum Committee for their Collections & Exhibitions Management Technician Program. In 2009, she organized and conducted a two-day training review for the new Registrar’s Department at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt. She has served as a lecturer for a variety of univeristy graduate programs such as the UCLA/Getty’s Master’s Program on the Conservation of Ethnographic and Archaeological Materials, CSULA and George Washington's Museum Studies programs, as well as Sotheby's Collection Care Program. In 2004, she completed the Riordan Volunteer Development Leadership Program. Over the years she has also served on the Program Committees for AAM-Boston, WMA, CAM & Art Table, Inc., and served as a board member for Urban Art, Inc. a L.A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of outdoor sculpture. Prior to joining the Getty in 1996 she was the Registrar at the Long Beach Museum of Art and previously a Painting Department Assistant at Sotheby’s. She also interned at LACMA and at the Los Angeles County’s Natural History Museum. Jacqueline has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from U.S.C.

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