Erin Clancey

Associate Vice President of Collections & Exhibits
erin clancey

Erin Clancey is Associate Vice President of Collections & Exhibits at The National WWII Museum and is responsible for the care and management of the Museum’s artifact, archival, oral history, and digital collections as well as for the interpretation of collections through tours, programs, and exhibitions. Prior to her arrival in 2017, Clancey served as Chief Curator at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, where she guided the museum in conceptualizing and producing dynamic exhibitions focusing on everything from ancient history, to the Civil Rights movement, to contemporary art; creating collection management solutions; leading a team of curators, registrars, exhibit designers, and gallery educators; teaching continuing education courses; and cultivating lasting relationships with community and cultural institutions, scholars, donors, and artists. She holds a Master of Arts degree in archaeology from UCLA, a certificate in archaeology from the Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem, and two BA degrees in Anthropology and Psychology from the University of California, San Diego.

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