Judith Dolkart

Judith Dolkart

Judith F. Dolkart is Mary Stripp and R. Crosby Kemper Director of the Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy. Previously, she served as deputy director of art and archival collections and Gund Family Chief Curator at the Barnes Foundation. Joining in 2010, Ms. Dolkart helped plan the relocation of the collections to Philadelphia. Under her stewardship, the Barnes launched an exhibition program and published three books in 2012, notably The Barnes Foundation: Masterworks and Renoir in the Barnes Foundation.

Prior to 2010, Ms. Dolkart spent nine years at the Brooklyn Museum, New York. Her exhibitions included ‘Michelangelo of the Menagerie’: Bronzes by Antoine-Louis Barye (2005) and James Tissot: The Life of Christ (2009). She coordinated Gustave Caillebotte: Impressionist Paintings from Paris to the Sea (2009). 

Ms. Dolkart received her BA from Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges and her MA from the University of Pennsylvania. She taught art history at Hunter College, New York, in 2008-2009. She is on the Board of Trustees for the Association of Art Museum Curators. 

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History - Class of 2013

2012-10-25

CCL Announces Class of 2013

Program Expands with International Participants New York, October 25, 2012 – The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is proud to announce the selection of its sixth class of Fellows. The Class of 2013 will comprise ten outstanding curators who begin their training in New York in January.  Carlos Basualdo, Keith L. and Katherine Sachs ... Read More >

Judith Dolkart during CCL

2015-02-22

Alumni in the News | Judith Dolkart Dives in as Director of Addison Gallery

  Judith Dolkart (CCL '13) Dives in as Director of the Addison Gallery During CCL, Judith served as deputy director of art and archival collections and Gund Family Chief Curator at the Barnes Foundation, where she helped plan the relocation of the collections from Merion to the Foundation's new building ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2014-04-14

Judith Dolkart (CCL 2013) Named Director of Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy

Judith Dolkart (CCL 2013) is the new Director of the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy!  “We are delighted to welcome Judith to Phillips Academy and the Addison community,” said Phillips Academy Head of School John Palfrey. “Judith is an accomplished curator and educator who believes deeply in ... Read More >