Assistant Director for Programs & Communications
Eves is an experienced digital communicator focused on promoting, advocating, and sharing the stories of New York’s museums and cultural institutions. She maintains and manages the website to promote the annual conference, virtual and in-person programs; maintains current and accurate information on advocacy, trends, and data for the field. She develops, writes, and publishes stories for “This Month in NYS Museums” newsletter. Since joining MANY, she has grown social media reach by 70% and has increased the number of social media channels. Eves creates visually engaging reports for the museum field including the 2019 State of NYS Museums, two COVID-19 Impact reports, and internal social media and programming reports. Eves works closely with the Executive Director and Marketing Committee to develop marketing strategies for the organization.
She joined the Museum Association of New York in December 2018 after serving as the first Social Media Marketing Specialist for the Cortland County Convention & Visitors Bureau for two and a half years. Her experience in the museum field helped the organization strengthen cultural and heritage tourism. Eves increased brand awareness and community partnerships for the CCV&B and maintained relationships with statewide tourism agencies including I LOVE NY and the New York State Tourism Industry Association.
Eves’ museum program and digital content skills include the 1890 House Museum where she directed, edited, and produced “WickWired”– a YouTube series that explored lesser-known stories and spaces in the museum. During her time as Museum Assistant and later Booking & Events Coordinator at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum in Dublin, Ireland, she worked closely with the Education Director and Resident Historian to coordinate tours, local and national events, and educational programs including helping to develop and produce “Budding Historian” a program with the Tolka Area Partnership for senior citizens to record their oral histories and develop storytelling techniques.
Eves has a Bachelors in History from SUNY Brockport and an MA in Irish History & Civilisation from University College Dublin.