The Met hired some new curators to join Xavier Salomon who will arrive from the Dulwich Picture Gallery at the beginning of next year:
Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser is joining the museum on 1 September as curator in the American Wing. Kornhauser has worked for the past 26 years at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, where she was most recently both chief curator and curator of American paintings and sculpture. Jennifer Perry is joining the Metropolitan in September, as a conservator for Japanese paintings in its department of Asian Art. She has been associate conservator for Asian paintings at the Cleveland Museum of Art since 2004 and before that worked as a painting conservator in Oka Bokkoda studio in Kyoto, Japan.
Metropolitan Announces Three New Hires (The Art Newspaper)