Sarah Schleuning

Sarah Schleuning


CCL Class of 2015


Dallas Museum of Art


The Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design

Institution at time of Fellowship

High Museum of Art


Kimerly Rorschach, Seattle Art Museum

Sarah Schleuning is curator of decorative arts and design at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia. Her previous positions include curator and head of the fellowship program at The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida and assistant curator at Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Schleuning holds an M.A. in the history of decorative arts from Parsons School of Design/Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, and a B.A. from Cornell University. 

Schleuning has curated several exhibitions relating to modern decorative arts and contemporary design including Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas, Joris Laarman: Design in the Digital Age, and Fashioning the Modern French Interior. Her most recent publications include Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas, Moderne: Fashioning the French Interior and Weapons of Mass Dissemination: The Propaganda of War.

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