Bernice Chu

Bernice Chu, Museum Operations

Bernice Chu has deep experience in managing major construction projects for cultural institutions across the country including the Art Institute Chicago, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the New York Botanical Garden. Prior to taking a leadership role at the International African American Museum, Bernice was the Founding Director of the James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Bernice received her B.S. in Architecture from CCNY School of Architecture. She spent more than twenty years in the construction and design fields before moving into the arena of directing capital projects for cultural institutions.

At the International African American Museum, Bernice will lead museum planning and operations.

You may contact Bernice Chu at bchu@iaamuseum.org