LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
announces the appointment of Amy Hood as Chief Communications Officer. In this capacity, Amy will oversee all communications efforts for the museum, including press and marketing, social media, digital, and design.
Amy will be a wonderful addition to MOCA, said Johanna Burton, The Maurice Marciano Director of MOCA. Her extensive experience in cultural communications and deep knowledge of the arts in Los Angeles and beyond are great assets as we continue to expand the museums reach and build our team.
Amy Hood has worked in arts outreach in Los Angeles for more than 20 years. She comes to MOCA from the J. Paul Getty Trust, where she has worked with the Getty Research Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum for more than ten years. Previously she was at Ruder Finn Arts & Communications Counselors (now known as Polskin Arts & Communications Counselors, Finn Partners), where she worked with major cultural institutions around the world, with an emphasis on Southern California-based concert halls and museums. Her work has included strategic communications planning for major projects, breaking news, institutional messaging, emergency communications, exhibition outreach, and more. She has been extensively involved in all three iterations of Gettys historic region-wide initiative Pacific Standard Time.
I am thrilled to be joining MOCA at this exciting time and look forward to being part of a team that celebrates pioneering exhibitions, visionary programming, and a world-renowned collection, said Hood. With the museums distinct Los Angeles legacy and international reputation in mind, I am passionate about deepening MOCAs connection with audiences in Southern California and beyond.
Hood will begin her new role at MOCA on January 31, 2022.