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Matthew Teitelbaum has been named the Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Courtesy Art Gallery of Ontario)
Matthew Teitelbaum has been named the Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Courtesy Art Gallery of Ontario)
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The search took more than a year, but Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has finally hired a new director.

The MFA's Board of Trustees has selected Toronto's Matthew Teitelbaum to fill the rather large shoes of Malcolm Rogers, who led the MFA for more than two decades.

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Andrea Shea, WBUR arts reporter. She tweets @asheaarts.

Sebastian Smee, Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic for The Boston Globe. He tweets @SebastianSmee.

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The ARTery: Boston MFA Names Matthew Teitelbaum Its New Director

  • "Teitelbaum has directed the AGO since 1998, and Tarlow says he transformed that institution. Teitelbaum raised hundreds of millions of dollars, oversaw a $300 million expansion by Toronto-born architect Frank Gehry, and added about 60,000 new works to the museum’s permanent collection."

This segment aired on April 9, 2015.

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