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Bill Kramer Elected New Director of Academy Museum

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is pleased to announce that Bill Kramer has been named as its new director.

Bill, who served as managing director of development and external relations of the Academy Museum from 2012 to 2016, will become the institution’s new leader on January 1, 2020, guiding its artistic and cultural vision, and overseeing the final phase of the museum’s completion.

During his time at the Academy Museum, Bill served as the chief planning, public relations, advancement, exhibitions, and government relations officer for the museum’s pre-construction phase. He also oversaw production of the museum’s very first exhibition; Hollywood Costume, which explored costume design in cinematic storytelling, featuring more than 100 iconic movie costumes.

Most recently, he served as vice president of development at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.  Prior to this, Bill was vice president of institutional engagement at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). He has led capital and comprehensive campaigns for the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), and served in senior business and fundraising positions at the Sundance Institute, and The Columbia University School of the Arts.

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