Eleanor Jones Harvey

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Eleanor Jones Harvey is a senior curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.[1]

Eleanor Jones Harvey


Eleanor Harvey was born in Washington, D.C., and earned a B.A. with distinction from the University of Virginia, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University, in Art History.[2] She served as curator of American art at the Dallas Museum of Art from 1992-2002.[2] In January 2003, she became the curator for the Luce Foundation Center for American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum,[3] and served as the museum's Chief Curator from 2003 until 2012. Her research interests include 19th- and 20th-century American art, landscape painting, southwestern abstraction and Texas art. Her most recent exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum are The Civil War and American Art in 2012-13, Variations on America: Masterworks from the American Art Forum Collections in 2007 and An Impressionist Sensibility: The Halff Collection in 2006.[4]


External video
The Civil War and American Art, C-SPAN, November 15, 2012[5]
Podcast: The Civil War and American Art, Episode 1, Smithsonian American Art Museum[6]


  1. ^ "Eleanor Jones Harvey, Senior Curator, Smithsonian Art Museum". Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships Research Staff Listing. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Dr. Eleanor Jones Harvey Receives Appointment as Dallas Museum of Art's Curator of American Art". Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Dallas Texas. 2010-11-01. Archived from the original on 2012-01-27. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  3. ^ Smithsonian Names: Eleanor Jones Harvey
  4. ^ Smithsonian American Art Museum Staff Biography, Smithsonian American Art Museum Press Room, August 2012, retrieved February 19, 2013.
  5. ^ "The Civil War and American Art". C-SPAN. November 15, 2012. Retrieved February 16, 2012. 
  6. ^ "The Civil War and American Art, Episode 1". Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved February 15, 2012. 

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