Appointment of Clare Fitzgerald, Associate Director for Exhibitions and Gallery Curator

By Maggie Pavao

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World takes pleasure in announcing the appointment of Clare Fitzgerald as Associate Director for Exhibitions and Gallery Curator, effective March 12, 2018. Dr. Fitzgerald will lead ISAW's acclaimed program of exhibitions exploring themes related to ISAW's mission to foster study and understanding of the ancient world through innovative, connective, and interdisciplinary approaches. 

Clare Fitzgerald comes to ISAW with a background in both museum education and curatorship. She holds a PhD in Art History from Emory University (Atlanta), where she has been Senior Manager of Educational Programs at the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Her academic background is in Egyptology, with a particular research interest in the definition of space and self-presentation in Ramesside Theban tombs. She has held a number of fellowships, including at the American Research Center in Egypt and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has been a Consulting Curator and Guest Curator at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute (Utica, NY), and Guest Curator at the Newark Museum, where she oversaw the reinstallation of the museum's Ancient Mediterranean collection, which opened in December 2017.