Visiting Curators of Performing Arts

The Visiting Curator of Performing Arts helps the Museum provide a dynamic, engaging artistic incubator for new and contemporary expressions through dance, music, theater, and spoken word, and builds on Isabella's desire to host multi-disciplinary cultural experiences.

Hilton Als

Hilton Als, Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for The New Yorker, is the third curator to hold the position.

Helga Davis

Helga Davis is a vocalist and performance artist, who is our second curator to hold the Visiting Curator of Performing Arts position at the Museum.

George Steel

George Steel, a nationally acclaimed musician, was the Gardner Museum’s first Visiting Curator for Performing Arts.