Curator of Exhibitions
Lisa Small joined the Brooklyn Museum in Spring 2011 as Curator of Exhibitions. From 2007 until 2011 she was Curator of Exhibitions at the American Federation of Arts (AFA), coordinating traveling exhibitions such as Turner to Cézanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales, and Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Prior to joining the AFA, Small was a curator at the Dahesh Museum of Art, where she organized numerous exhibitions, including Napoleon on the Nile: Soldiers, Artists, and the Rediscovery of Egypt and Fantasy & Faith: The Art of Gustave Doré. Small has taught art history at Hunter College and Brooklyn College and has been a member of the art history faculty at the School of Visual Arts since 2008. Small earned a B.A. from Colgate University, an M.A. and an M.Phil in Art History from CUNY, and an M.A. in Arts Administration from NYU.