Get ready – on Wednesday, September 17, hundreds of museums around the world are participating in the fifth annual #AskACurator Day on Twitter, and we are looking forward to taking your questions! To participate, be sure to use the hashtag #AskACurator and tag the Jewish Museum by using our handle, @TheJewishMuseum.
This year, four members of our Curatorial and Collections team will be on standby to answer your questions from noon – 3 pm on Wednesday, September 17. Read more about them here:
Katherine Danalakis, Collections Manager: Katherine is responsible for overseeing the Jewish Museum’s nearly 30,000 works of fine art, Judaica, antiquities, folk art, and digital art. Find her on Twitter at @BrklynKat.
Joanna Montoya Robotham, Neubauer Family Foundation Assistant Curator: Joanna has helped to organize numerous exhibitions at the Museum including Dani Gal: As from Afar (currently on view), Other Primary Structures, Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Claire Fontaine, JACK GOLDSTEIN × 10,000, and Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World). On Twitter at @JMRobotham.
Daniel S. Palmer, Leon Levy Assistant Curator: In addition to organizing the exhibition Masterpieces & Curiosities: Diane Arbus’s Jewish Giant (2014) and continuing to oversee that series, Daniel is also working on several upcoming exhibitions, including Repetition and Difference and Unorthodox. He also helps to supervise curatorial digital projects at the Museum. On Twitter at @ddotpalmer.
Rebecca Shaykin, Leon Levy Assistant Curator: Rebecca oversees the ongoing series Sights and Sounds: Global Film and Video, and is currently assisting on the fall exhibition Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, opening October 31. Past exhibitions include threeASFOUR: MER KA BA, 6 Things: Sagmeister & Walsh, and The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936 – 1951. On Twitter at @Naomi_Tal.