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City Club of Cleveland - Timothy Rub: Director and CEO, Cleveland Museum of Art
Tomorrow's Art Museum
Timothy Rub
Director and CEO, Cleveland Museum of Art
Sponsor: National City

Timothy Rub is the seventh director of the Cleveland Museum of Art. He began his tenure in April 2006 after serving for six years as the director of the Cincinnati Art Museum and for nine years as director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Rub graduated from Middlebury College in 1974 with a B.A. and highest honors in Art History and then enrolled in the doctoral program at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts where he earned an M.A. and a Certificate in Curatorial Studies. Later, he received an M.B.A. from the Yale University School of Management and participated in the Harvard University program for Art Museum Directors. Rub, who is specialist in architectural history and modern and contemporary art, began his curatorial career as a Ford Foundation Fellow at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York.
January 22, 2007