Andrea Bayer (CCL 2012), who has been named the Deputy Director for Collections and Administration at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Andrea joined the Met in 1989 and was most recently the Jayne Wrightsman Curator in the Department of European Paintings. In this capacity, she organized exhibitions including "Painters of Reality: The Legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombardy," "Art and Love in Renaissance Italy," and "Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible." From 2008 to 2009, Andrea was the Interim Head of Education, and for six years coordinated the Curatorial Studies program with The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.
Director Max Hollein explains: "Andrea Bayer is a highly respected scholar, an imaginative exhibition curator, and an esteemed colleague at The Met. Throughout her time as Interim Deputy Director and before, she has shown exceptional leadership and great loyalty to our beloved Museum."
Read the Met's press releasehere.