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Employment History

Associate Curator
Modern and European Art

Associate Curator
European Art

Associate Curator of Modern and European Art
Portland Museum of Art

Member, Curatorial Staff
Portland Museum of Art

Curator
Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Curatorial Positions
National Museum of Women

Affiliations

Curatorial Fellow
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Research Fellow
Corcoran Gallery

Education

master's degree
19th - century French
University of Oxford , England

Ph.D.
British and American art and art criticism
University of Oxford , England

undergraduate degree
art history
Stanford University

master of arts degree

University of North Carolina , Chapel Hill

Web References (29 Total References)


At Your Service

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Margaret Burgess


In this week's Museum Blog, ...

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In this week's Museum Blog, Margaret Burgess, Associate Curator of European Art, writes about the quartet of Monet's works inspired by his time in Étretat, a small village along the French coast, and now on view in the current exhibition, The Draw of the Normandy Coast. Read more...


The jurors are Margaret ...

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The jurors are Margaret Burgess, associate curator of Modern and European Art at the Portland (Maine) Museum of Art, and Britta Konau, a writer and independent curator of contemporary art.

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In addition to selecting works to be shown in the Regional Jurors' Choice Exhibition, Burgess and Konau will select artists for various awards, honors, and cash prizes.
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Before joining the Portland Museum of Art, Burgess worked as a research fellow at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Curatorial Fellow at the Cleveland Museum of Art. She has also held positions at Buckingham Palace, London; the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England; the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy; and the Phillips Collection, Washington D.C. She earned her Ph.D. in British and American art and art criticism and her master's degree in 19th-century French painting from the University of Oxford, England. She has an undergraduate degree in art history from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.
Konau's current outlets for publication include a biweekly art column in a local paper and reviews for artscope magazine. Previously, she was the curator at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport for three years, and held curatorial positions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, both in Washington, D.C.
She received a master of arts degree from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she also worked at the Ackland Art Museum.


Portland Museum of Art Hires New European Curator

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(Portland, Maine) Margaret Burgess has been named Associate Curator of Modern and European Art at the Portland Museum of Art. Burgess will be responsible for overseeing the presentation and development of the Museum's collection of 19th- and 20th-century European art, including the Joan Whitney Payson Collection, the Scott M. Black Collection, and the Albert Otten Collection. Burgess will join the staff in January 2009.

"We are delighted to have Margaret Burgess join the Museum's curatorial staff," said Acting Director and Chief Curator Tom Denenberg.
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"Meg is thoughtful, enthusiastic, and will bring great energy to the Museum's European art exhibitions and programs."
Most recently Burgess has worked as a Research Fellow at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. and has worked as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Curatorial Fellow at the Cleveland Museum of Art. She has also held positions at Buckingham Palace, London; the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England; the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy; and the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. She has contributed to several exhibitions, books, and other publications including: Sargent and the Sea (2009), Barcelona & Modernity: Picasso, Gaudí, Miró, Dalí (2006), Monet in Normandy (2006), Cleveland Art (2003-2005), British Pictures, 1840-1940 (1999), and Transformations in Cleveland Art, 1796-1946 (1996). Burgess earned her Ph.D. in British and American Art and Art Criticism, and her Masters in 19th-century French Painting from the University of Oxford, England. She has an undergraduate degree in Art History from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.
Burgess joins the Museum's curatorial staff, which includes: Tom Denenberg, Acting Director and Chief Curator; Susan Danly, Curator of Graphics, Photography, and Contemporary Art; and Sage Lewis, Curatorial Coordinator.


" " Join Associate Curator of ...

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" " Join Associate Curator of European Art for the PMA, Margaret Burgess as she discusses the design, compilation and exhibition of this incredible first with regional accessibility! Margaret Burgess was named to her position in 2010, and is responsible for overseeing the presentation and development of the museum's collection of 19th- and 20th-century European art. Prior to her work at PMA, Burgess was most recently a research fellow at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. She has also held positions at Buckingham Palace, London; the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England; the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy; and the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C." " In presenting this outstanding program, The Friends of the Rye Public Library continue with their 2012 speakers series which highlights the expertise and exhibitions offered by the many regional museums and cultural institutions to which the Friends support Rye Public Library memberships, allowing the Library to loan passes to our members for reduced or waived entry fees.

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