Lisa Bendino-Anderson: VP of Museum Affairs
Cooperstown, NY – Lisa Bendino-Anderson has been appointed Vice President of Museum Affairs for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. In her role at the Hall of Fame, Anderson will oversee the Museum’s operations, including its archives and library, digital and physical collections, education efforts, curatorial projects, exhibits and design.
Most recently, Anderson was Director of the Utah Valley University (UVU) Museum of Art where she oversaw operations and charted the vision for the public university’s institute in Orem, UT. Prior to arriving at UVU, Anderson was the President and CEO of the Mesa (AZ) History Museum for 13 years. While in Mesa, she co-founded the Cactus League Hall of Fame and The Arizona Spring Training Experience, a statewide initiative to share Arizona’s rich Spring Training history.
Since opening its doors more than 80 years ago, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (the Museum) has been dedicated to preserving history, honoring excellence, and connecting generations. Located on Main Street in the historic Village of Cooperstown, the Museum brings the history of the country’s National Pastime to life. Beyond the Museum, Cooperstown itself is a unique location, reminding visitors of earlier days with its character and charm.
The Museum’s donated collections contain more than 40,000 three-dimensional artifacts, such as bats, balls, gloves, and uniforms; library books and periodicals; and archival collections including documents, recorded media, and over 350,000 photographic objects. For more information, visit https://baseballhall.org/.