David Nathans '72 MV Museum Director

David Nathans '72
David Nathans '72
David Nathans '72 has been named the executive director of the Martha's Vineyard Museum. After earning his MBA from Wharton Business School in 1978, Nathans pursued a career in marketing and advertising in New York and Princeton, N.J.  He has been the curator at the Yale Art Gallery and the assistant director of the Princeton University Art Museum. At Hamilton, he was interm director of the Emerson Gallery and is a founding member of the Committee on the Visual Arts.

On the occasion of his appointment to the Martha's Vineyard Museum, Nathans was interviewed by the Martha's Vineyard Times. In the interview he said at the Martha's Vineyard Museum he will "challenge the curators to think about the collections in terms of themes that will reach out to broad groups of people. More people will be surprised and excited about what we have. Broader exhibitions will create awareness and greater credibility."
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