Alumni Advancement: Ethan Lasser (CCL 2017) and Layla Bermeo (Seminar 2016) at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Core Advancement

Exciting news from Boston! The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has named Ethan Lasser (CCL 2018) chair of the department for Art of the Americas and promoted Layla Bermeo (Seminar 2016) to Associate Curator of Paintings. 

Ethan will begin his post at the MFA Boston in September after serving as Head, Division of European and American Art at the Harvard Art Museums. In 2017, Lasser curated "The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820" and his exhibition, "Winslow Homer: Eyewitness", will open at the Harvard Art Museums in the fall. 

Prior to her promotion, Layla served as the Kristin and Roger Servison Assistant Curator of American Paintings at MFA Boston. Most recently, she has curated “Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular” and “Collecting Stories: Native American Art” (2018–2019).

Congratulations to Ethan and Layla!

Read the full press release here