Spring 2017 Contents

Curatorially Speaking
Hundreds of alumnae have worked in museums around the world. We spoke with two Wellesley curators about their lives, art, and why museums matter, now more than ever.More
Opening the Cloister
As senior curator of the Met’s incomparable museum of medieval art, Barbara Drake Boehm ’76 seeks to bring a lost world vividly to life.More
The Davis Rediscovered
A thoughtful redesign of the Davis Museum doubles the number of objects on display and beautifully highlights the complex meaning and history of the art.More
The Hidden Truth
What hubris to think that on this very day I could simply walk into the German Federal Archives and learn the history of my grandparents in relation to World War II. My grandmother’s voice echoed in my thoughts: “This history doesn’t belong to you, and you will never understand it.”More