National Collections Program acquires Amelia Kile

Kile has worked in collections care at the Air and Space Museum since 2009.


Conservators grouped aroubnd spacesuit on table

Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit, flown on Apollo 11, is inspected and prepared for shipment from the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration and Storage Facility in Suitland, MD to a new storage facility at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. From left to right, Amelia Kile, Samantha Snell, Lisa Young, Stephanie Harris. (Photo by Eric Long)

Amelia Kile has joined the National Collections Program as a Collections Program Specialist. In this position, Amelia will provide subject-matter expertise and programmatic support for the administration of the Collections and Digitization Reporting System, the Collections Space Database, and the Collections Care and Preservation Fund program as well as support of other pan-Institutional collections initiatives, projects, and committees.

Since 2013, Amelia was a member of the National Air and Space Museum’s Collections Processing Unit, where she worked on numerous collections projects as a large artifact logistics and movement specialist and as radiation safety coordinator at the Paul E. Garber Facility. From 2009 to 2013, she worked on several CCPF projects and was lead contractor for the NASM small artifacts move to the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. Previously, Amelia worked in several Midwestern art museums, including The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Saint Louis Art Museum. Amelia has a bachelor’s degree in art history from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and received a master’s degree in museum studies from The George Washington University.

Posted: 23 January 2017
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