Sam Moore (he/him) is the executive director of the Moonshot Museum, a new museum coming to Pittsburgh’s Northside in 2022. The Moonshot Museum is focused on inspiring people to find their place in the future of human space exploration and settlement through access to real spacecraft and space industry professionals.
Prior to the Moonshot Museum, Moore served in leadership positions with museums and cultural nonprofits in Pittsburgh and beyond, including the Senator John Heinz History Center, the National Aviary, Missouri Historical Society, and St. Louis’s Campbell House Museum. He is a past member of the graduate faculty in Museum Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Moore serves as communications chair for the Public Relations & Marketing Professional Network of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), is a member of the Creativity & Experimentation Task Force for the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), and is a past member of AAM’s National Program Committee.