News Release

Institute of Contemporary Art Announces New Staff Appointments Across Museum Departments

July 2, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania announced today the appointment of three new full-time staff: Elizabeth Chong, Visitor Services Coordinator; Michele Pierson, Development Administrative Coordinator; and Natalie Sandstrom, Programs Coordinator. In addition, two existing full-time members of staff are taking on new roles: Lauren Downing has been appointed Executive Assistant to Amy Sadao, the Director of ICA; and Caitlin Palmer is the new Curatorial Administrative Coordinator. In their new positions spanning departments across the Museum, these five members of ICA staff will provide essential support to the institution and its continued commitment to ensuring accessibility to the arts for all. These appointments are effective immediately.

“We are thrilled to bring on such a dynamic group of museum professionals. Their diverse backgrounds will strengthen our team and, as a result, ICA audiences are assured a welcoming, accessible, and inclusive experience when they visit” said Amy Sadao, ICA Daniel W. Dietrich II Director.