Kati Murphy

Executive Director of Public Affairs - Art Institute of Chicago

Kati Murphy is Executive Director of Public Affairs at the Art Institute of Chicago. Her primary responsibilities include strategizing and overseeing publicity plans for exhibitions, acquisitions and museum initiatives and identifying opportunities that support museum objectives through public relations. As Executive Director of Public Affairs, Murphy plays a key role in developing and executing crisis management plans, including producing institutional messaging and talking points and disseminating such materials to staff. She also regularly provides counsel to museum leadership on crisis anticipation and avoidance, maintaining a critical role in crisis-related decision making for the organization.