Sandra Jackson-Dumont

Sandra Jackson-Dumont joined the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art as director and CEO in January 2020. Tasked with leading the institution through its opening and beyond, she oversees wide-ranging programming and operational teams in exploring the more than 100,000 works of art in the collections and developing exhibitions and programs for the museum’s extensive gallery and classroom spaces. Jackson-Dumont came to the Lucas Museum from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she served as Chairman of Education from 2014 to 2019. She also served as the deputy director for education and public programs and adjunct curator of modern and contemporary art at the Seattle Art Museum and has held positions at the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among other cultural organizations.Jackson-Dumont’s past awards and honors include the Medal for Distinguished Service from Columbia University’s Teachers College, 2016 and the Women of Color Empowered Award, 2012. She was included in Seattle Magazine’s Most Influential People, 2010; The Smartest People in Seattle’s Politics, 2013; and the 25 Influential Black Women in Business for The Network Journal, 2015.