July 28, 2021
CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles
MARIETTA – The City of Marietta is pleased to announce that Amy Reed has been selected to serve as the new Museum Director of the Marietta Museum of History after an extensive nationwide search and interview process.
After almost 20 years of experience with the Marietta Museum of History, Amy is more than qualified to lead the Museum. She has worked as the Curator of Exhibits and Educational Programming at the Marietta Museum of History for 18 years. She completed her B.A. in History at North Georgia College and State University and went on to work on her Master’s in Public History from the State University of West Georgia. Through that program she received her Certificate in Museum Studies.
Amy has presented on numerous topics to the Georgia Association of Museums, the Southeastern Museums Conference, and numerous civic groups throughout the country. She has curated dozens of exhibits highlighting the unique people, places, and events from around Cobb County including Remarkable Women of Marietta and Cobb County, Y’all Come Eat: Southern Foodway Traditions, The Man with the Camera: Photographs by Raymond T. Burford and Made by Her Hands: The Beauty, Warmth and Stories of Local Quilting.
Amy created and facilitated the Diverse Cobb Advisory Committee, co-hosts the weekly Facebook live series History Loves Company and facilitates programming such as The Remember When Club, Evening with History lectures, Diverse Cobb programming and numerous fundraisers
The City of Marietta is excited to see the Museum’s leadership pass into such capable hands. The history of Marietta and Cobb County will continue to be told through Amy’s guidance with the help of the high caliber staff at the museum.