Profile

Edward L. Ryan

Assistant Registrar for Shipping and Receiving

B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Role in Museum 
  • Manages the Shipping and Receiving Program for Museum Objects (OPF).
  • Oversees and supervises the daily activities in OPF for shipping and receiving museum collections.
  • As Team Leader, sets program priorities and objectives in support of the Major Museum Initiatives, the Affiliations Program, and Collections Managment Services' goals and objectives, priorities and annual work plan.
Projects 

Affiliations:

  • Durham Western Heritage Museum
  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Outgoing Loans:

  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • SITES: First Ladies: From Parlor to Politics traveling exhibition, September 11: Bearing Witness to History traveling exhibition (SITES)
  • Castle Commons
  • Centre de Cultura Barcelona

NMAH Exhibitions:

  • Separate Is Not Equal: Brown vs. Board of Education
  • The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
  • The Tumultuous 50's
  • Vote: The Machinery of Democracy
  • So Proudly We Hail
  • Ralph Bunche
  • American Encounters
  • America on the Move

NMAH Acquisitions:

  • George Sidney Collection
  • Herbie Hancock Musical Instruments
  • Red Norvo and Benny Carter Collections