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museum director

Maxwell L. Anderson, museum director. Decorated Commendatore dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana; named cultural laureate, History Landmarks Preservation Center, 1999; recipient Lotos Club medal, 2003, OTTY award, 2003. Member of Association Art Museum Directors (president), College Art Association, American Association Museum.

Background

Anderson, Maxwell L. was born on May 1, 1956 in New York City.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1977. AM, Harvard University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1981.

Career

Assistant curator Metropolitan Museum, 1982-1987. Director Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, 1987-1995, Art Gallery Ontario, Toronto, Canada, 1995-1998. Alice Pratt Brown director Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1998—2003.

Leadership fellow Chief Executive Leadership Institute, Yale University, 2003—2004. Principal AEA Consulting, 2004—2006. Director and Chief Executive Officer Indianapolis Museum Art, since 2006.

Lecturer Roman art Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1985. Visiting professor University di Roma, 1987. Adjunct associate professor Emory University, 1989-1995.

Works

Membership

Member of Association Art Museum Directors (president), College Art Association, American Association Museum.