Angels Camp, CA — Angels Camp Museum has a new director. She is Kimberly Arth. Arth comes from Phoenix Arizona where she was the director of the Deer Valley Rock Art Center for six years.
Before that she worked as education manager at the Bead Museum in Glendale, Arizona, and was an assistant at the Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology. She also interned at the Smithsonian working with African art, and served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Niger, West Africa. Arth has a master’s degree in Museum Studies from Arizona State University and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Angels Camp Museum Officials says she has experience in community outreach and partnership building. They also tout her development of innovative programs that focusing on learning.
Arth replaces Craig Hadley who was fired in September of last year by City Administrator Michael McHatten. Back then, McHatten said he could not talk about Hadley’s termination due to confidentiality reasons.