Curator in Residence
Margaret Ewing is the Horace W. Goldsmith Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, CT. They are the mentor curator for our Yale School of Art / Yale University Art Gallery Open Call which this year has been awarded to Jessica Tang.
Prior to starting at Yale in 2022, Margaret held positions at numerous museums and galleries, including The Museum of Modern Art, the International Center for Photography, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Margaret is a practicing critic whose recent writings have appeared in Artforum, Texte zur Kunst, and The Brooklyn Rail. They received a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with a dissertation entitled A Politics of Action: Hans Haacke in Germany, 1972–2006, which considered questions of history, memory, and identity in postwar Germany. They hold an M.A. in Art History from the same institution, with a concentration on public art and memory in Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and a B.A. in History from Oberlin College.