Katherine C. LuberSan Antonio Museum of Art

    Dr. Katherine C. Luber was appointed the Kelso director at the San Antonio Museum of Art in 2011. Since her arrival, the museum has tripled its membership, doubled its annual attendance, and established longitudinal relationships with under-served schools in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. Luber has brought to San Antonio works by such artists as Henri Matisse, Jamie Wyeth, and Corita Kent. Previously, Luber was John G. Johnson curator of European paintings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and a curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Her exhibition “Recognizing van Eyck,” was named Best Exhibition of 1998 by Artforum. She was a Fulbright Scholar in residence at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria. She also authored Albrecht Dürer and the Venetian Renaissance, published in 2005. In 2015, Mayor Ivy Taylor asked Luber to co-chair the city’s Tricentennial Commission to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the founding of San Antonio. Luber received a PhD from Bryn Mawr College, an MA from University of Texas, and a BA from Yale University, all in art history. She also received an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.

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