Jessica Brunecky is our director of visitor experience. She received her master’s degree in museum studies from CU Boulder in 2010. Jessica has presented nationally and internationally on millennial audience trends, and institutional collaborations. In 2018 she co-authored two white papers for CU's Academic Futures Initiative: Is It An Art? A Case Study of Teaching at the CU Art Museum and Informal learning at CU Boulder's museums and the impact on student experience: now and for the future. In 2015 her paper “Enticing and Engaging the Millennial Audience” was presented at the International Council of Museums’ University Museums and Collections Annual Conference and included in the University Mueums and Collections Journal Volume 8 (2016).
Her research interests include audience trends in cultural participation, museums as media, and 한류. Jessica currently serves on RedLine Denver’s exhibition committee and is vice president of the Colorado–Wyoming Association of Museum’s board of directors. She previously taught post-war art history at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, and served as a founding committee member of Denver’s Emerging Museum Professionals Group.