This is a picture of Mark Magleby.

Photography by Nathalie Van Empel, BYU.

Emeritus Director and Development Chair

Mark Magleby succeeded Campbell Gray 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.

On April 20, 2021, it was announced that Janalee Emmer would succeed Magleby as Director. Magleby was appointed Emeritus Director and Development Chair.

Museum of Art Director
Director’s Office: 801-422-8257

This is a picture of Mark Magleby.

Photography by Nathalie Van Empel, BYU.

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.

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