Amy Oppio
Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Director, Nevada Museum of Art

Amy Oppio is an art museum leader and non-profit professional. Amy has been responsible for growth and strategy at the Nevada Museum of Art since becoming Chief Operating Officer / Deputy Director in 2005. She has grown operating budgets from $2M to $7M, implemented programs that increased audience and visibility, created cross-marketing partnerships that generated $1.2M in museum-centered tourism, and strengthened operational capacity by adapting governing policy/procedures, data systems, and financial processes.

Currently, Amy oversees a $60M capital expansion and improvement project designed by Will Bruder Architects and scheduled to open in Q1 of 2025. Past capital initiatives include concept development with OMA New York/Rotterdam and additional $4M to $7M architectural renovations. She has managed nationally recognized creative projects including Lita Albuquerque: Stellar Axis, Late
Harvest, Unsettled, 2021 Art + Environment Conference: Season in a Box and “Reno Gets the Girl” for Raphael: The Woman with the Veil.

Amy’s career began in the fields of Public Relations and Marketing when she served as spokesperson and strategist. She developed promotional partnerships with American Express, Southwest Airlines and Disney/Miramax and her public relations initiatives anchored articles in the New York Times, Architectural Record, National Geographic Traveler and Sunset Magazine. She is an alumna of the Getty Leadership Institute and served as a Visiting Committee Evaluator for the American Alliance of Museums Reaccreditation Committee. In 2007, she served as Interim Director during the Museum’s search for Executive Director/CEO.


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