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Marianne Richter

What Marianne loves most about The Columbus Museum is that viewing the wonderful works in the collection and exhibitions offers a chance for reflection and joy. She also loves that the Museum’s free admission policy includes most of the many educational programs offered.

Title: Director

Year Hired: 2015

Previous Experience: Executive Director – Swope Art Museum; Curator – Union League Club of Chicago; Curator of American Art – Dayton (Ohio) Art Institute

Education: Doctoral candidate (ABD), the University of Illinois at Chicago, art history; M.A., University of Delaware – American art history; B.A., Oberlin College – American art history major, history minor