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Juliana Ochs Dweck

Chief Curator
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Juliana Ochs Dweck is chief curator at the Princeton University Art Museum. At Princeton, the exhibitions she curated or co-curated include Kongo across the Waters (2014), By Dawn’s Early Light: Jewish Contributions to American Culture from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War (2016), Surfaces Seen and Unseen: African Art at Princeton (2016), Picturing Protest (2018), Time Capsule 1970: Rauschenberg’s Currents (2019), and Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States (2019). Dweck joined the Museum staff in 2010 as the Manager of Interpretation and became the Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow for Collections Engagement in 2011 and the Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Engagement in 2014. She received her BA and MA from Yale University in cultural anthropology and her PhD in social anthropology from the University of Cambridge. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Museum of American History and worked previously for the National Museum of American Jewish History and the National September 11 Memorial Museum.