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In her role as Director of Curatorial Affairs, Danielle Johnson oversees the museum’s curatorial, conservation, installation, and registrar departments. Since arriving at the museum in 2022, Johnson is also managing the future direction of the Center for Curatorial Studies. A member of the senior leadership team, she collaborates on budgetary management and strategic planning. Previously, she was Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, where she served as co-head of the collections and exhibitions department and organized several exhibitions, including Shadow and Light: The Etchings of Martin Lewis, Post-War Impressions: Printmaking after World War II, and Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Gold. Johnson has also held curatorial positions at the Museum of Modern Art and the Saint Louis Art Museum, in addition to teaching positions at New York University, the CUNY Graduate Center, and Florida Atlantic University. She has published extensively on modern and contemporary art. Johnson received her MA and PhD in art history from New York University and her BA in art history and French language and literature from Colgate University.