Museum of Art Director
Director’s Office: 801-422-8257
Mark Magleby assumed his role as Museum Director at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art on January 1, 2012, having previously served as a member of the art history faculty (since 1997).
Prior to coming to BYU, Magleby taught art history at both The Ohio State University and Denison University, Ohio. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in History of Art from The Ohio State University, and his B.A. from Brigham Young University.
Magleby specializes in 18th-century art and architecture, 20th-century European art, and contemporary theory and criticism. His scholarship has focused on the influential gardens of Stourhead in England, as well as the creation of a database of English garden history. He co-authored with Leslie Norris Kershisnik: Painting from Life.
Magleby was preceded by Campbell Gray. The Museum’s Associate Director Ed Lind served as Acting Director during the interim between Gray and Magleby.