Judy Kim is Deputy Director at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a non-profit museum founded by the philanthropist and filmmaker George Lucas and Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments. Kim is responsible for a significant scope of early stage planning and strategic management to ensure the Museum’s successful development, construction, staffing, launch and ongoing programming and operations.
Previously, as Director of Affiliates and Abu Dhabi Project Operations for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York, Kim led strategic thinking for the planned museum in the United Arab Emirates. She was also responsible for all daily management between the Guggenheim in New York and its affiliate museums in Europe. Prior to her work at the Guggenheim, she served as Head of Exhibitions Division at the Brooklyn Museum where she oversaw all aspects of the museum’s exhibitions program, managed multiple project-based teams, developed future projects and curated contemporary exhibitions, as well as serving as in-house curator for major traveling exhibitions.
Kim has held curatorial positions at the American Federation of Arts, NY; the Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art, CT; and, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA.