Maureen Lane

Maureen Lane

Curator at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Lancaster, Pennsylvania Area
Museums and Institutions

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Maureen Lane's Overview

  • Curator I at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Maureen Lane's Summary

Interested in digital curation, developing and implementing data management strategies, data migration, implementation of collections information management systems, making collections information accessible to public, using social media to enhance engagement with collection objects, copyright law and policies.

Maureen Lane's Experience

Curator I

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

May 2014Present (5 months) Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Inventory and reconciliation of the Community and Domestic Life Collection. Cleanup of museum's collection data in preparation for migration to new collections information management system that will provide public accessibility to collections information.

Collections Manager & Acting Curator

The Phillips Museum of Art-Franklin & Marshall College

May 2013April 2014 (1 year) Lancaster, Pennsylvania Area

Implementation of temporary exhibitions, exhibition of the permanent collection, supervision of collections staff and day-to-day operations of the museum.

Collections & Digital Media Manager

The Phillips Museum of Art-Franklin & Marshall College

Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Higher Education industry

July 2010April 2013 (2 years 10 months)

Development of data management plan, social media strategy and implementation of digital/social media initiatives. Oversight of care of the collection including the development of collection strategies, rehousing, cataloging and procedures.


The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College

August 2008July 2010 (2 years)

Maureen Lane's Organizations

  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums

    RC-MAAM Secretary
  • AAM

Maureen Lane's Projects

  • eHive collections database

    • May 2012 to May 2014
    Team Members: Maureen Lane

    Oversaw development of collections database including data management plan, data standards, controlled vocabularies, authority files, cataloging standards and data cleanup. Managed migration from PastPerfect to eHive.

  • Curating the City

    • April 2013 to Present

    Curating the City" was created by a team of student curators of the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College. “Curating the City” maps the city (using Pinterest) as a complex, sometimes hidden collection of stories that reveal the economic, cultural, and social relations shaping its urban form.

  • Outdoor Sculpture Trail

    • May 2011 to July 2011
    Team Members: Maureen Lane, Brittany Baksa, Matt Eggsware, Sheena Crawley

Maureen Lane's Skills & Expertise

  1. Open Access
  2. Cataloging
  3. Access
  4. Management
  5. Social Media Strategist
  6. Social Media
  7. Digital Strategy
  8. Digital Preservation
  9. Digital Imaging
  10. Museum Collections
  11. Web 2.0
  12. Web Content
  13. Blogging
  14. Data Management
  15. Digitization
  16. Museums
  17. Cultural Heritage
  18. Art History
  19. History
  20. Content Management
  21. Digital Asset Management
  22. Higher Education
  23. Photoshop
  24. Special Collections
  25. Wordpress
  26. Volunteer Management
  27. Facebook
  28. Social Networking
  29. Art Exhibitions
  30. Copyright Law
  31. Research
  32. Digital Media
  33. Curating
  34. American History
  35. Dublin Core
  36. Metadata Standards
  37. Controlled Vocabularies
  38. Data Curation
  39. Authority Control
  40. Digital Humanities
  41. Material Culture
  42. PastPerfect
  43. Collection Maintenance
  44. American Art
  45. Digital Curation
  46. Museum Planning
  47. Museology
  48. Accessioning
  49. Art Handling
  50. WordPress

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Maureen Lane's Education

The Johns Hopkins University

M.A., Museum Studies


Penn State University

M.A., American Studies


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