My obsession with photography is second only to my obsession with art museums.
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I am an art museum professional, photographer, writer, lecturer.
An accomplished Cambridge art historian who worked in the art gallery and corporate art sector in the UK from 1987 to 2006.
Since 2006, I have led three different American art museums in deputy director and executive director/CEO roles.
I am now working as the Executive Director of the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburgh, Florida.
JAMES MUSEUM OF WESTERN AND WILDLIFE ART
THE FRICK PITTSBURGH
VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
THE DRAMBUIE COLLECTION
THE FINE ART SOCIETY IN EDINBURGH
The James Museum Announces Robin Nicholson as New Executive Director
"The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art Board of Directors announced Robin Nicholson as the organization's new Executive Director. An accomplished Cambridge art historian and innovative 'outside the box' museum leader, Nicholson joins The James Museum, having led three American art museums in Deputy Director and Executive Director/CEO roles since 2006 and most recently as the co-founder of the startup Art Museum Strategies. Director of Development Debbie Sokolov will serve as the museum’s Interim Executive Director. Nicholson will start in his position on June 1, 2023.
Nicholson brings extensive insight into leading a non-profit art institution and wide-ranging knowledge from working in the for-profit and gallery worlds. An imaginative strategic thinker, he has been at the forefront of re-envisioning the art museum model by maximizing exhibition planning, fundraising opportunities and public engagement initiatives for near and long-term ambitions. Nicholson is committed to the future of art museums and cultural organizations as diverse, equitable and inclusive institutions that reflect the communities they serve. He is committed to examining issues of cultural appropriation, and the interaction of Western and Indigenous artistic visions in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries and how The James Museum can serve as a platform to ensure Indigenous voices are heard and their stories are told."