Anthony Hirschel’s career in art museum administration has included tenures at some of the nation’s most ambitious academic art museums, including those at Yale University, the University of Virginia and Emory University. At UChicago, he has served as the Dana Feitler Director of the Smart Museum of Art since 2005. Hirschel trained as an art historian of the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance, first at the University of Michigan and then at Yale. Prior to joining the Smart Museum, he was director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Among other professional affiliations, Hirschel is a member and former board member of the Association of Art Museum Directors and is a board member of the American Federation of Arts.