Dr. Amy Gilman joined the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as director in September 2017. Prior to her current role, Gilman spent 12 years at the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio, ending as deputy director. Gilman is a progressive leader in the field and an advocate for leveraging and expanding the role of the university art museum on campus, in the community, and in the field – especially as locations to promote experimentation about what it means to be a museum and piloting potential changes in current museum models. Gilman is an alumna of the Getty Leadership Institute. She earned her doctorate in art history at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, a Master of Fine Arts in photography from Columbia College in Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in performance studies from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.