Director of Research and Evaluation
Cleveland Museum of Art
Elizabeth Bolander currently serves as the Director of Research and Evaluation at the Cleveland Museum of Art and manages the museum’s audience research and prospect research functions. Prior appointments include the Director of Communications and Research and Assistant Director of Audience Research and Development at the Cleveland Museum of Art and Editor of Institutional Collateral and Visitor Research Coordinator at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Bolander is a frequent presenter at museum conferences and webinars, including the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), APRA, Museums and the Web, MuseumNext, and the Visitor Studies Association (VSA). She is a member of VSA, previously serving as Vice Chair of the Communications Committee and a reviewer for the Visitor Studies journal, AAM, and MMIRA. Bolander holds a bachelors of science in business from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a masters of arts in museum studies from Johns Hopkins University.