Aimee Froom

Aimee Froom

Program

CCL Class of 2020

Institution

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Title

Curator, Art of the Islamic Worlds

Institution at time of Fellowship

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Aimée Froom is curator, Art of the Islamic Worlds at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Lecturer at Rice University. In 2015, she reinstalled and expanded the MFAH permanent galleries and the al-Sabah collection; there are now over 300 works of Islamic art on view. In addition to organizing temporary exhibitions, Froom curates Collections in Conversation, annual cross-collectional installations based on a common theme. Formerly Hagop Kevorkian Associate Curator of Islamic Art, Brooklyn Museum, Froom also has consulted for museums including the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto; the British Museum, London; and the Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Brown University, Bard Graduate Center for the Decorative Arts, Trinity College, American University of Paris and the School of Oriental and African Studies  London. Froom earned her BA from Brown University; her MA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and her PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Recent book publications include Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands – Selections from the Hossein Afshar Collection (Yale University Press, 2019), The Legacy of Persian Art (MFAH, 2017), and Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait (MFAH, 2016).

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