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Jacqueline Stewart leaving Academy Museum for return to College of Chicago



Jacqueline Stewart is leaving her publish main the Academy Museum of Movement Photos to return to the College of Chicago. Academy Museum veteran Amy Homma will succeed her as director and president, the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences mentioned Wednesday.

Stewart, a distinguished movie scholar and Turner Basic Motion pictures host, has helped steer the Academy Museum through its opening phase, serving as its chief inventive and programming officer from 2020-2022, when she grew to become its chief. Throughout her tenure, she helped make new galleries bilingual and oversaw the opening of many exhibitions, together with one on Black Cinema between 1989 and 1971.

Homma has been with the Los Angeles based mostly museum for 5 years, most just lately as its chief viewers officer.

The movie academy, the group behind the Oscars, additionally introduced a number of extra promotions in its govt ranks to unite groups inside the Academy, together with the inspiration, the museum and the Oscars. In Could, the movie academy launched a $500 million fundraising marketing campaign within the leadup to the a hundredth Oscars in 2028.

“Because the Academy evolves, we’re bringing groups collectively to create a greater sense of shared goal throughout the group,” Academy CEO Invoice Kramer mentioned in a press release.

Jennifer Davidson was promoted to steer advertising and communications in a newly created function overseeing all arms of the academy and Jenny Galante will function the chief income officer, main the Academy100 fundraising marketing campaign.

The group additionally mentioned that longtime academy archivist Randy Haberkamp is retiring after 23 years. Matt Severson will succeed him in a brand new function wherein he’ll oversee the collections and preservation efforts for all 23 million objects within the Academy Assortment.

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