The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has named Christina Nielsen (CCL 2017) the Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Collections.
Most recently the William and Lia Poorvu Curator of the Collection and Exhibition Program at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Christina completed the CCL Fellowship last year, completing her residency at the Van Gogh Museum. At the Gardner, she has recently organized the exhibitions "Henry James and American Painting," and "Off the Wall: Gardner and her Masterpieces," while actively fostering cross-departmental collaboration with colleagues.
Karen R. Lawrence, the incoming president at the Huntington, remarked that "Christina is precisely the leader who will help us accomplish key goals—growing the resources, impact, and prominence of the art collections and fostering inventive interaction with our great collections in the library and botanical gardens."
Read the full press release here.