Gender Barrier Officially Down At U.S. Museums

There was a time when top jobs at museums were more or less off-limits to women, but a survey of today’s art world shows that the glass ceiling has long since shattered, and to good effect. “Women are especially prominent at the nation’s top tier of modern and contemporary art museums… Directors point to women’s long history of involvement in museum-dom, the culmination of decades of institutional advancement and greater diversity on the boards of trustees that hire directors.”