Press release: Sean O’Neal to lead the Saint Louis Art Museum’s digital efforts

By | September 14, 2016
Sean O'Neal

Sean O’Neal

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 14, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum recently promoted Sean O’Neal to director of digital experience and media to oversee a new department charged with identifying new ways to use technology to interpret and share the collection, advance understanding and appreciation of art, and reach new audiences.

Since coming to the Art Museum in 2007, O’Neal has taken on a significantly expanded scope of responsibilities, including board secretary, custodian of records, and project analyst. Following the Commission’s adoption of Art, Experience, Community: The  Saint Louis Art Museum Strategic Plan in 2014, O’Neal was appointed co-leader of the museum’s staff implementation team responsible for the development of a comprehensive digital strategy.

“Sean possesses a deep knowledge of the museum’s mission and institutional values and a commitment to managing the change that this project entails,” said Brent R. Benjamin, the Barbara B. Taylor Director.

Sean holds a bachelor of science degree in organizational leadership from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree in communication from Chapman University in Orange, Calif.

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