Elizabeth Kennedy is the Curator of Collection at the Terra Foundation for American Art
in Chicago. In 2006 she co-organized the groundbreaking exhibition, American Artists and the Louvre
, the first exhibition of historic art of the United States to be shown at the Musée du Louvre in Paris. The following year, as part of a Guggenheim Museum and Terra Foundations partnership, Dr. Kennedy was part of the curatorial team for the Guggenheim’s Art in America: Three Hundred Years of Innovation
, the first major exhibition of American art in China, which opened in Beijing in February 2007 and traveled to the Shanghai Museum, the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, and the Guggenheim-Bilbao Museum in Spain. Currently, she is organizing the exhibition The Eight and American Modernisms
with the Milwaukee Museum of Art and the New Britain Museum of American Art in Connecticut scheduled for 2009. Dr. Kennedy earned her Ph.D. in the history of art from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.