The Metropolitan Museum of Art is delighted to announce the appointment of Joanna Sheers Seidenstein as Assistant Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints. In her new role, she will be responsible for Northern European drawings, prints, and illustrated books.
Until recently, Sheers Seidenstein was the Stanley H. Durwood Curatorial Fellow in the Division of European and American Art at the Harvard Art Museums, in which role she co-curated the forthcoming exhibition Crossroads: Drawing the Dutch Landscape (opens 21 May). Prior to this, she held an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Met and an Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellowship at The Frick Collection. She was the curator of the 2017 Frick exhibition Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels.