William M. GriswoldCleveland Museum of Art

    Dr. William M. Griswold became the tenth director of the Cleveland Museum of Art in 2014, following seven years as director of The Morgan Library & Museum, New York. Griswold served as director and president of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts from 2005 to 2007; and acting director and chief curator from 2004 to 2005 and associate director for collections from 2001 to 2004 at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Prior to joining the Getty, Griswold had been Charles W. Engelhard curator and head of the department of drawings and prints at the Morgan Library since 1995. Griswold has written extensively on Florentine drawings of the early Renaissance and co-authored Pierre Matisse and His Artists (2002) with Jennifer Tonkovich and 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1990) with Jacob Bean. Formerly a member of the board of directors of The Courtauld Institute of Art, Griswold currently serves on the boards of the American Federation of Arts and the American Friends of the Shanghai Museum. In 2008, he was awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the French Order of Arts and Letters. Griswold received his PhD from The Courtauld Institute of Art and BA from Trinity College, Hartford.

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