Casey Riley has been appointed curator and head of the department of photography and new media at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She will begin her new position on September 10.
Riley comes from the Boston Athenaeum, where she has been working on presentations of the library’s holdings. She is also currently a consulting curator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
“We are delighted to have Dr. Riley join the curatorial team at Mia. Her particular interest in gender studies and the work of women photographers is a welcome new direction for the department,” Kaywin Feldman, the museum’s director, said in a statement. “Dr. Riley’s strong experience in education and interpretation aligns with the museum’s mission and strategic plan to make our wonderful collections accessible and relevant to the broadest possible spectrum of visitors.”