Mia Khimm joins The Joyce Foundation as Culture Program Director
November 13, 2020
Department alumna Mia Khimm (MA’09) has been appointed as the new Culture Program Director of The Joyce Foundation, a nonpartisan private foundation that invests in public policies and strategies to advance racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation in the Great Lakes region. In this role, Khimm will advance The Foundation’s culture grantmaking strategy to support BIPOC-led organizations and artists in the Chicago area and beyond.
Khimm brings to the position more than a decade of experience across the nonprofit, philanthropic, academic, and commercial arts sectors. She is stepping out of her role as the Managing Director at EXPO CHICAGO, an annual exposition featuring leading international galleries of contemporary and modern art.
“I am truly honored to join The Joyce Foundation,” Khimm said. “I look forward to working with community partners on local recovery efforts with the goal of creating a more just and sustainable future for arts and cultural organizations, artists and local communities.”