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Timothy F. Rub

Timothy F. Rub, museum director.

Background

  • Rub, Timothy F. was born on March 9, 1952 in New York City. Son of Louis Rub and Marguerite (Gustafson).

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Art History, Middlebury College, 1974. Master of Arts in Art History, New York University, 1979. Master of Business Administration, Yale University, 1987.

      Postgrad., Harvard University, 1998.

    Career

    • Curatorial intern Metropolitan Museum Art, 1983. Lecturer art and architectural history Cooper-Hewitt Museum/Parsons School Design, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1979-1984. Guest curator Bronx Museum Arts, New York, 1985-1986.

      Curator Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York City, 1983-1987. Associate director Hood Museum Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1987-1991, director, chief operating officer, 1991-2000. Director Cincinnati Art Museum, 2000—2006.

      Director, Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Museum Art, 2006—2009. George D. Widener director, Chief Executive Officer Phila Museum Art, since 2009.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Sally Rub; children: Peter, Katharine.
    • father: Louis Rub Rub
    • mother: Marguerite (Gustafson) Rub
    • spouse: Sally Rub
    • children: Peter Rub
    • Katharine Rub
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    Born March 9, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Middlebury College
    • 1979
      New York University
    • 1987
      Yale University
    • 1998
      Harvard University
    • 2006
      director, Cincinnati Art Museum
    • 1979 - 1984
      lecturer, Stevens Institute
    • 1979 - 1984
      Technology, Stevens Institute
    • 1983
      Curatorial intern, Metropolitan Museum Art
    • 1983 - 1987
      curator Cooper-Hewitt Museum
    • 1985 - 1986
      guest curator Bronx Museum Arts
      New York, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      associate, director Hood Museum Dartmouth College
      Hanover, Jamaica
    • 2006 - 2009
      director
    • 2006 - 2009
      Chief Executive Officer
    • 2009
      George D. Widener director, Phila Museum Art
    • 2009
      Chief Executive Officer, Phila Museum Art
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