Program Director, FIU
Marianne Lamonaca is a leader in the field of non-profit arts management and curatorial affairs. She served as Associate Gallery Director and Chief Curator at Bard Graduate Center, NYC; Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs and Education at The Wolfsonian-FIU; and Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts at the Brooklyn Museum. She has published and taught courses on twentieth-century decorative arts, design history, and curatorial practice. She holds an M.A. from Parsons The New School for Design and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. Marianne is an affiliated fellow of the American Academy of Rome and the recipient of a 2001 Presidential Award for Achievement and Excellence from FIU. She currently serves as President of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Art Museum Curators and AAMC Foundation.