Emily Zilber visits RIT

Mar 20, 2013

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Emily Zilber
Wornick Curator at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

         Zilber is the MFA Boston’s first Ronald L. and Anita C. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts, joining the museum in October 2010. She is responsible for the MFA’s program of contemporary decorative arts, including guiding acquisitions and developing a presence for this material in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art and throughout the museum. She oversees the MFA’s Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery.
        Current projects include the exhibition New Blue-and-White, which focuses on contemporary interpretations of ceramic history by makers across media. Emily Zilber has edited and written for numerous publications and speaks regularly on topics related to 20th-century and contemporary decorative arts, craft, and design.
       She received a BA in Art History from The University of Chicago and an MA from the Bard Graduate Center for Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture.

Tuesday, April 2nd
10:30 AM  Lecture         Webb Auditorium – Booth Hall
2:15 - 3:30 PM Discussion       RIT Center for Student Innovation