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The Museum Committee provides a bridge between scholars and arts professionals in the academic and museum fields. It offers a forum for the discussion of issues of mutual interest and promotes museum advocacy issues within CAA. The committee lends support and mentorship for both seasoned and emerging professionals to protect and interpret the arts within museums.


In spring 2021, the Museum Committee surveyed CAA membership to assess how the committee can best serve their interests. See the results here. The Museum Committee also advocates for museums and collaborates with two CAA affiliated societies, the Association of Art Museum Curators and the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, when needed.


Monica Andrews, Chair, Shelburne Museum (2025)  

Colette Apelian, Independent Scholar (2023)
Xenia Gazi, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2023)  
Gregory Gilbert, Knox College, CAA Board Liaison, Ex Officio
Les Joynes, Columbia University (2025)  
Rex Koontz, University of Houston (2024)  
Roma Madan-Soni, Centre for Visual Arts, Anant National University (2025)  
Sarah Magnatta, University of Denver (2023) 
Margaret Pezalla-Granlud, TCNJ Art Gallery, The College of New Jersey (2025)  
Gwyneth Shanks, Colby College (2024)  
Daniel Tucker, Moore College of Art & Design (2025)  
Charles Williams, Albany State University (2025)