Museum Security & Volunteer Coordinator
Jacob Spaetgens is the Facilities and Security Manager and Volunteer Coordinator at the Hilliard University Art Museum. Born in Crowley Louisiana,
but raised in Lafayette, Jacob received his Bachelor of Arts in Arts and Humanities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. As an undergraduate
at UL, he worked at the museum as a student worker, assisting in the development of the museum’s social media presence, coordinating exhibit opening
receptions, and helping launch a revamped volunteer program. Upon graduation, he was promoted and stayed with the museum as a staff member. Jacob
is a self-taught pianist whose relationship with music spans over twenty years, as well as an avid film lover, photographer, and artist.