Director, Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative, Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Jane Milosch is founding director of the Smithsonian’s Provenance Research Initiative in the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Previously she was Senior Program Officer for Art, directing pan-Institutional art programs, new interdisciplinary initiatives and strategic planning efforts for the arts at the Smithsonian. She completed the Getty’s Museum Leadership Institute. Milosch was a curator at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art in Iowa, and the Detroit Institute of the Arts. As Fulbright Scholar in Munich, she was managing editor for Prestel art books and consultant to art museums, galleries, and other cultural institutions. Her research interests include modern and contemporary art, craft, and design, especially the intersections of art, science, design, and technology.