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Q+A with Museum of Fine Arts, Lima Director Natalia Majluf


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The McMullen Museum and the Arts Council invite students to participate in an informal meet and greet with the Museum of Fine Arts, Lima Director and recipient of this year's annual Arts Festival Alumni award, Natalia Majluf.

Seats limited; register ahead of time at https://goo.gl/r47oFg

Natalia Majluf is Director of the Museo de Arte de Lima, where she previously served as Head Curator (1995-2001). During her tenure she has overseen the renovation of the historic building that houses the museum and has been responsible for expanding the collections. As an art historian, she has curated exhibitions, lectured and published broadly on nineteenth and twentieth-century Latin American art. She is editor, among others, of

Francisco Laso. Aguinaldo para las señoras del Perú y otros escritos (2003), Los incas, reyes del Perú (2005), Luis Montero. 'Los funerales de Atahualpa' (2011) and José Gil de Castro, pintor de libertadores (2014). Among her co-authored publications are Vinatea Reinoso, 1900-1931 (1997), La piedra de Huamanga: lo sagrado y lo profano (1998), La recuperación de la memoria. El primer siglo de la fotografía. Perú, 1842-1942 (2001), Camilo Blas (2010), Carlos Baca-Flor (2012), Sabogal (2013) and Chambi (2015). Selected exhibition projects include Reproducing Nations: Types and Costumes in Asia and Latin America, ca. 1800-1860 (Americas Society, New York, 2006), Elena Izcue. Lima-Paris, années 30 (Musée du quai Branly, Paris, 2008) and Fernando Bryce. Drawing Modern History (MALI, MUAC, Malba, 2011-2012). She has held the Getty Curatorial Research Fellowship and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, as well as fellowships at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington D.C. and the University of Cambridge. She received a B.A. in art history from Boston College (1988), an M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (1990) and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin (1995).