Lindsey Richardson has more than 20 years’ experience working with museums and museum collections. Her background includes successful cataloguing, inventory, and digitization projects, collections moves and deaccessions, writing collections management policies, assessments and strategic plans, writing grant proposals to IMLS and NEH, implementing and reporting grant-funded projects, developing exhibits of all sizes and a variety of topics from research to installation, developing and delivering public programs on related topics, developing and implementing online collections databases, and other digital and interactive content, as well as working with educators and community-members on collaborative projects including artist installations, workshops and object-based distance-learning programs for school groups and senior citizens. As a consultant, Lindsey has worked on projects large and small, from targeted collections management to high-level assessments and problem-solving, for all kinds of museums and professional organizations.



Independent consultant


The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Curator of Collections.


Boston Children’s Museum. Curator of Collections.


City of Nacogdoches, Texas. Historic Sites Manager and Museum Director.


Brooklyn Museum of Art. Collections Cataloger.


Melbourne Museum (was the Museum of Victoria). Collections Move Assistant.


2000-2001 Oxford University

Masters of Science in Material Anthropology and Museum Ethnography.

1999 Australian National University

Graduate resident, National Museums, National Histories.

1991-1995 Harvard University

AB magna cum laude Social Anthropology.

1993-1994 University of Melbourne

Australian and Aboriginal history and culture.

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