JANET LANDAY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION

  • Project Director, CAA-Getty International Program, 2011-currently

  • Project Manager, Fair Use Initiative, 2012-17

ASSOCIATION OF ART MUSEUM DIRECTORS

  • Executive Director, 2009-11

JANE VOORHEES ZIMMERLI ART MUSEUM

RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY

  • Development Associate, 2008-09

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS

  • Director of Exhibitions and Programs, 2006-07

 

BANK STREET COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

  • Adjunct Professor, Museum Education Graduate Program, Fall 2005

        Course title: Exhibition Design and Evaluation

 

THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON

  • Curator of Exhibitions, 1993-2003

  • Assistant to the Director, 1990-2003

 

THE GLASSELL SCHOOL OF ART MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON

  • Exhibitions Director, 1986-90

 

THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS

  • Department of Education

    • Associate Curator, 1985

    • Assistant Curator, 1981-84

    • Curatorial Assistant, 1980-81

THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

  • Department of Education

    • Coordinator of Research and Evaluation, 1977-78

Earlier positions include a National Museum Act Fellowship at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a research position at the Smithsonian American Art

Museum, and a research assistantship at the Bibliotheque de l’Arsenal, Paris.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  •  “Learning from Experience: Fair Use in Practice,” CAA News, 2017

          (http://www.collegeart.org/news/2017/03/14/learning-from-experience-fair-use-in-practice/),

           one of many articles about copyright and fair use posted on CAA’s newsletter.

  •  “South African Diary”, CAA News, 2016 (http://www.collegeart.org/news/category/international/page/2/),

          one of many articles on international topics posted in CAA’s newsletter.

  • Visitor Guide: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, a 540-page introduction to the museum’s collection, Scala Publishers Ltd, 2000

  • “Call and Response: Community-Based Exhibitions for A Place for All People,” in A Place for All People, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1998

  • Beck: A Book, a portfolio of visual and written interpretations of the John A. and Audrey Jones Beck Collection at the

         Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1996

  • One + One: Collaborations by Artists and Writers (exhibition catalogue), The Glassell School of Art, 1988

  •  "New Realities: Postwar European Art from the MFAH" (exhibition guide), The Glassell School of Art, 1987

  •  "From the Object: Still Life Themes and Variations" (exhibition guide), The Glassell School of Art, 1987

  •  Collaborators: Artists Working Together in Houston 1960-1986 (exhibition catalogue), The Glassell School of Art, 1986

  •  "Between Art and Nature: The Metamorphic Sculpture of Jean Arp," Bulletin of The Detroit Institute of Arts, vol. 61, no. 4, 1984

  • "Less Than Meets the Eye," Metropolitan Detroit Magazine, March, 1984

  •  "Video vs. Wall-Panel Display: An Experiment in Museum Learning," co-authored with

    R. Gary Bridge, Curator, vol. 25, no. 1, March, 1982

  • "Evaluating the Arensberg Tapes," co-authored with Tara Glass Robinson,

  • Museum News, vol. 55, no. 6, July-August, 1977

     

BOARD EXPERIENCE

  • Board Member, Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County, 2001-03 (Executive board member since June 2002)

  • Board Member, Main Street Coalition, 1999-2003 (Executive board member since 2000)

  • Board Member, South Main Center Association, 1996-2003 (Vice President since 2001)

  • Advisory Committee, Public Art and Urban Design Program, 1994-97

  •  Advisory Board Member, Greater Houston Preservation Alliance, 1992-2000

  • Technical Advisor, Public Art and Urban Design Committee,

    Houston/Harris County Arts Task Force, 1991-93

  • Steering Committee, Houston Arts Alliance, 1990-92

  •  Advisory Board Member, DiverseWorks, 1987

 

EDUCATION

  • MA  Art History, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

  • BA Civilizational Studies, University of Chicago

  • Professional Training: Continuing Professional Education Program, Principles of Management for Cultural Institutions, Museums Collaborative, Inc., NY

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