The Academic Museum Can Save the World

Thursday, November 5 - 6:30 PM

James Steward has served as the Nancy A. Nasher—David J. Haemisegger, Class of 1976, Director of the Princeton University Art Museum since April 2009. There, he directs a staff of 110 with an operating budget of approximately $20 million and collections of over 110,000 works of art that span the globe and encompass over 5,000 years of world history. In addition, Steward serves as Lecturer with the Rank of Professor in the Department of Art & Archaeology, is a faculty fellow of Rockefeller College, and an honorary member of the Class of 1970. Prior to coming to Princeton, he served from 1998 to 2009 as director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art, where he oversaw the planning, design, and construction for a major new building, recognized as one of the 10 best new buildings for 2010 by the American Institute of Architects.


Online - Fralin from Home
Charlottesville, VA 22904
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The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia

Date / Time

Thursday, November 5, 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM