Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Austen Barron Bailly, Ph.D. appointed Chief Curator

We are pleased to announce that Austen Barron Bailly, Ph.D. will be the new Chief Curator of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art following her tenure at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Mass., where she served as the George Putnam Curator of American Art. Dan Keegan of Museum Search & Reference ran the nationwide search for Crystal Bridges. Austen will assume the duties of chief curator on July 15, 2019. 

National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Matt Collinsworth appointed Director

We are pleased to announce that Matt Collinsworth will be the new Director of the National Music Museum (NMM) at the University of South Dakota (USD), Vermillion. NMM is one of the world's premier collections of musical instruments. Chosen after a nationwide search, Mr. Collinsworth assumed the duties of director on March 11, 2019.

Royal Ontario Museum

Royal Ontario Museum

Dr. Rosina Buckland appointed the Bishop White Committee Curator of Japanese Art & Culture

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Rosina Buckland will be the new Curator, Japanese Art & Culture of the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada. 

Josh Basseches, Director & CEO and Mark Engstrom, Deputy Director for Collections and Research, Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rosina Buckland as Bishop White Committee Curator of Japanese Art & Culture.