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Museum curator

Eleanor Jones Harvey, Museum curator. Henry S. McNeill fellow in American decorative arts Yale University, 1985-1987, Smithsonian predoctoral fellow National Museum American Art, 1988-1989; Henry Luce Foundation grantee, 1987-1988.


Harvey, Eleanor Jones was born on September 20, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Charles Roy Junior and Margaret McChesney (Jeffries) Jones.


Bachelor with distinction summa cum laude, University of Virginia, 1983;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1985;Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1987;Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1998.


Curatorial assistant, National Museum American Art, Washington, 1985-1989;assistant curator American paintings, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1989-1991;associate curator American art, Dallas Museum Art, 1992-1998;consultant curator American art, Dallas Museum Art, since 1996;consultant curator, National Museum Wildlife Art, since 1996. Instructor art Yale University, 1985, 86, 87, member st. hall lecture series committee, history of art department, 1984-1987, graduate student advising committee, 1985-1987, graduate student representative, 1985-1986, graduate and professional student senate commission on library policy, 1985-1988, alumni fundraising agent for history of art department, since 1991. Lecturer in field.



Board directors Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, since 1998. Member annual giving advisory council University Virginia. Member University Virginia Associates of Library., since 1998.

Member American Association Museum, College Art Association, Assn Art Museum Curators, Association History American Art.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: dressage.


Married Stephen Jay Harvey, October 10, 1992.

Charles Roy Jones Junior

Margaret McChesney (Jeffries) Jones

Stephen Jay Harvey