2004年进入故宫博物院工作至今，主要从事展览陈列设计。曾主持策划《兰亭特展》《明永乐宣德文物特展》《汉魏碑刻特展》《盛世文治 - 清宫典籍文化展》等多项展览。
2006年在职考入中国艺术研究院研究生院，2009 年获得文学博士学位（设计历史及理论方向）。2007 年参与大英博物馆短期培训项目，学习英国展览领域的先进经验。2012 年获得利荣森交流计划资助，赴美国弗利尔美术馆进行为期四个月的访问交流。
Mr. Sun Miao has been engaged in exhibition design in the Palace Museum since 2004. He presided over several exhibitions, for instance, The Orchid Pavilion, Special Exhibition of Selected Artefacts during Yongle and Xuande Reigns in Ming Dynasty, Special Exhibition of Inscriptions in Han and Wei Dynasties, Exhibition of Historical Records in Qing Dynasty.
Mr. Sun became an on-the-job graduate student in Chinese National Academy of Arts in 2006 and received the doctoral degree in literature in 2009. In 2007, he attended a short-term training programme organized by the British Museum. In 2012, he visited Freer Gallery of Art for four months supported by J.S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Program.
He published several articles about thinking on contemporary museum and experience of exhibition design in periodicals such as Palace Museum Journal, The Forbidden City, Interior Design and Construction, Professional Lighting Design and Chinese Museum.