Grace Trumbo Associate Fellow

Grace Trumbo is an Assistant Registrar at the Philadelphia Museum of Art where she works with the permanent collection. She is an affiliate professor for online courses at Colorado Christian University. Prior to this, she was a Fellow at the John Jay Institute.

Her expertise lies in archival research and collections care. Recent projects include cataloguing a rare book collection at the Museum of the Bible and curatorial assistance for a book publication at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. 

She holds an M.A. in Art History and Curating from the University of Birmingham. While in England, she co-curated Sights of Wonder, the Barber Institute of Fine Art’s first online exhibition in partnership with the Queen’s Royal Collection Trust.

Grace participated in CRCD’s inaugural Shaftesbury Fellowship in 2021, writing on the intersection of Contemporary sound art and Dutch Reformed theology.

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