Former director of Kingston Gallery in Boston, Shana Dumont Garr has been named Curator at Fruitlands Museum. Prior to joining the Fruitlands Museum, Ms. Dumont Garr was the Director of Programs & Exhibitions at Artspace in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Montserrat Art Gallery in Beverly, MA; and the Hurst Gallery in Cambridge, MA. The Fruitlands Museum which was recently acquired by The Trustees of Reservations is a 210-acre historic, natural, and cultural destination based in Harvard, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1914 by author and preservationist Clara Endicott Sears.
The Fruitlands Museums consists of the National Historic Landmark, the Farmhouse; The Shaker Museum; The Native American Museum and The Art Museum—home to Hudson River School landscape paintings and 19th century vernacular portraits.
Aside from curating exhibitions at the Fruitlands Museum, Ms. Dumont Garr will be caring for the collection and overseeing the artist-in-residence program.
Congrats to Shana Dumont Garr!