Chad Coerver

Chief Education & Community Engagement Officer
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

Chad Coerver was recently appointed Chief Education and Community Engagement Officer at SFMOMA. In this new role, he is be responsible for advancing the museum's institutional mission to share the art of our time through the design, development and implementation of visitor engagement initiatives. This includes overseeing all K-12 and collegiate education programs, public events and forums for dialogue; creating new opportunities for lifelong learning that serve a multiplicity of learning styles and audiences; and building meaningful partnerships with community organizations and individual artists.

Now in his 20th year at the museum, Coerver previously served as Chief Content Officer (2012-2019). As CCO he led a team of content producers, creative technologists, editors and designers in crafting and executing the museum’s audience engagement strategy across digital and analog platforms.

Coerver has overseen a number of high-profile initiatives for SFMOMA, including multiple redesigns of the museum’s website and app; the Rauschenberg Research Project, a Getty Foundation Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative project; the creation of the new digital experience strategy for the expanded museum; the launch of the Send Me SFMOMA texting interface; and most recently the Magritte Interpretive Gallery, a partnership with the design firm frog.

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