Toni Guglielmo, Ph.D.

Director, Museum Leadership Institute Claremont Graduate University

Toni Guglielmo is Director of the Museum Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University. At MLI@CGU since 2013, she has led the development of executive education programs serving over 500 museum leaders from around the globe. She is project director for POLARIS: The Museum Mentor Network.  

 

Dr. Guglielmo is an art historian and educator with a passion for making museums accessible to wide audiences and fostering leadership, innovation, and diversity and inclusion in the museum field. Her career bridges positions in both academia and museums, and reflects her interests in combining history, theory, and practice. Her work includes the management and administration of start-up museum projects; exhibition, curriculum, and program development; and leading online learning initiatives. In 2011-12, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Previously, she ran an award-winning distance learning program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Earlier in her career, she led the Museum of Creativity project as Assistant Director, and was a Project Associate with the Getty Education Institute for the Arts. 

 

Toni has taught diverse audiences in online, museum, and college classroomsmost recently at Claremont Graduate University and Southern New Hampshire University. Studying art history, she holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. from Tufts University, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Since 2017, she has served as associate editor for Curator: The Museum Journal and editor for the April 2021 issue on “Museum Leadership.” 

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