Min Jung Kim
June 29, 2021
Koya is delighted to announce the appointment of Min Jung Kim as Director of Saint Louis Art Museum.
The Museum collects, presents, interprets, and conserves works of art of the highest quality across time and cultures; educates, inspires discovery, and elevates the human spirit; preserves a legacy of artistic achievement for the people of St. Louis and the world.
Kim brings nearly 30 years of experience to her new role, including more than a decade at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where she was Director of Content Alliances, managing the collaboration among the Guggenheim; the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia; and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
As Deputy Director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, she was in charge of implementing the completion of the new Broad MSU, designed by Zaha Hadid, which opened in 2014.
In her current position as Director and CEO of the New Britain Museum of American Art—one of the oldest museums of American Art in the country—Kim enhanced the museum profile through exhibitions and collection development designed to expand the definition of American Art and reflect greater diversity while strengthening community engagement and collaborative partnerships.
Kim graduated from Wheaton College and holds a master’s degree in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art at the University of London.
Read the announcement: Saint Louis Art Museum appoints Min Jung Kim next Director.