Lisa Cakmak

Lisa Cakmak

Program

CCL Class of 2023

Institution

Art Institute of Chicago

Title

Chair and Curator, Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Institution at time of Fellowship

Art Institute of Chicago

Lisa Çakmak is the Chair and Curator of the Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium at the Art Institute of Chicago.  Before coming to Chicago in 2020, Dr. Çakmak served as the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Associate Curator at the St. Louis Art Museum.  During her tenure there, she initiated and realized the highly successful 2018 exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds, as well as managing the reinstallations of the museum’s galleries of Greek, and Roman art, and the Egyptian and Numismatic collections.  Since coming to Chicago, Dr. Çakmak has overseen the department’s first major acquisitions in five years, and she has initiated a major long-term reinstallation of the Art Institute’s Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art. Dr. Çakmak has lectured and published widely on an extensive range of scholarly and professional topics, including the roles of women, hybridization, and identity in the Hellenistic world, as well as museum professional training and career paths. Since 2014, she has served as the Chair of the Museums and Exhibitions Committee of the Archaeological Institute of America.  She holds an M.B.A. from Washington University and a Ph.D. in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan.

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