Staff Updates

Meet the New Curator: Robert Schindler

Meet the New Curator: Robert Schindler

February 17, 2014

  We are delighted to welcome our new Curator of European Art, Robert Schindler, Ph.D. Schindler’s area of specialty is Northern European Art, yet his experience encompasses the entire range of material that he will be responsible for here in

The BMA Welcomes Two Young Scholars

The BMA Welcomes Two Young Scholars

January 15, 2014

The Museum is pleased to introduce Joanna Wilson, the BMA’s new UAB/BMA Curatorial Fellow, and Charling Chen, the Museum’s first Goodrich Intern. Joanna Wilson joined the Curatorial staff in August and has been working on a variety of projects, including exhibitions,

Staff Updates

January 1, 2014

After seven years as the BMA’s Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Ron Platt, decided to pursue an entirely new career path. Ron’s contributions to the BMA have been numerous. He has mined our collection with a consistently

Staff Updates – July 2013

June 28, 2013

Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, The Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts, has been named Senior Curator. Anne has been with the Museum since September 1999. During her tenure she has curated a number of exhibitions

Staff Updates – December 2011

December 15, 2011

On November 8, Dr. Graham C. Boettcher, The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art attended a special preview at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, which opened to the public on November 11. This long-anticipated

Staff Updates – September 2011

September 21, 2011

In September, Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, the Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts, gave a lecture at the Second International Meeting of the Friends of Ornamental Cast Iron held in Bendorf-Sayn, Germany. The meeting brought

Staff Updates – July 2011

July 12, 2011

On May 17, 2011, Board Member Edgar Marx, Jr. and Chief Curator Jeannine O’Grody, PhD participated on a panel at the annual Association of Art Museum Curators conference in New York City. The subject of the panel was Developing Donor