Museums & Exhibit Design

Maeve Gaynor Scott (Sarah Thompson/Newseum)


  • Artifact acquisition and care
  • Art handling
  • Exhibit development
  • Collections stewardship

Maeve Gaynor Scott

Registrar and senior collections manager

Maeve Gaynor Scott is the registrar and senior collections manager and has been part of the Newseum team since 2008. An experienced member of the collections department, Maeve oversees the acquisition and care of loaned and donated artifacts. She supports the development of temporary exhibits, maintains the Newseum’s vast array of ongoing loans, and coordinates collections outreach programs. Before joining the Newseum, Maeve was the first registrar/collections manager at the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C., and was integral in establishing their artifact collection.