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Gina Borromeo

Curator of Ancient Art, Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Phone: 401-454-6522
gborrome@risd.edu

 

Georgina Borromeo is Curator of Ancient Art at the Museum of Art,
Rhode Island School of Design, where she oversees the Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman collections. In September of 2010, she completed the reinstallation of the Greek, Etruscan and Roman galleries. She is currently planning and preparing for the reinstallation of the Museum's Egyptian collection.

She received her Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture from Brown in 1993. Before coming to the RISD Museum of Art, she worked in the Ancient Art and Education Departments at the Art Institute of Chicago. She has excavated in Greece (Corfu), Israel (Ekron), Italy (The Roman Forum, Rome), and Turkey (Temple of Apollo, Didyma). Her research interests include ancient sculpture, museology, and cultural property.