Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Hires Anne-Marie Eze as New Associate Curator

Anne-Marie-Eze-appointmentLast week the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston announced the appointment of Anne-Marie Eze as its new associated curator of the collection, a job she began as on April 1. For the past three years Eze has served as the institution’s Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow. Prior to her stint at the Gardner Eze, a Brit, was an assistant curator from 2003-06 at the Victoria and Albert Museum. In 2010 she earned an art history doctorate from the Courtauld Institute of Art.

Over the last three years Anne-Marie has contributed significantly to research on the collection and programs and is a great asset to the Gardner,” Gardner museum director Norma Jean Calderwood said in a statement. “We are pleased to continue to benefit from her vast knowledge and hard work.”

Thus far in her time at the Gardner, Eze has curated “Illuminating the Serenissima: Books of the Republic of Venice” in 2011, and she co-curated “Anders Zorn: A European Artist Seduces America” and “Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture.”

“The Gardner Museum is a very exciting place to be right now, so I am delighted to continue working here in a new capacity,” Eze said in a statement.

— Benjamin Sutton

(Photo courtesy Lisa Abitbol.)