Collections Database Manager
Detroit Institute of Arts
Christina Gibbs has managed the collections database at the Detroit Institute of Arts for over six years. She specializes in putting technologies to work in service of the museum’s talented staff and its mission. Her business understanding of systems integrations, dismantling data silos and creating distribution streams lead to measurable impact from sharing data and image sets from the collection. She was critical in the museum's initiative to publish the entire collection on the website. Christina's background in fine arts, coupled with former experience in registration, art handling and sculpture and monument preservation brings a unique perspective to managing effective databases and leading successful collaborative projects.