Christina Nielsen

Christina Nielsen
Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Museum
Department: Art

Christina Nielsen is the Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Museum at The Huntington, a place where art, botanical, and library collections prompt artists, scholars, and students of all ages to explore the world, and to think differently about the past, the present, and the future. The Art Museum features American, Asian, and European art spanning more than 500 years. Christina received her Ph.D. in art history from the University of Chicago, where she specialized in medieval and ancient art. She has taught at the University of Chicago, UCLA, and UC Santa Barbara. Christina has over 20 years of experience in curatorial and senior leadership roles at museums across the United States, including the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.


Posted on Jun. 19, 2019

How Celia Paul's art resonates with that of the Brontë sistersBeautifully installed on the second floor of the Huntington Art Gallery, the "Celia Paul" exhibition invokes works by some of the 19th-century painters in The Huntington's permanent collection