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Michelle Yun Mapplethorpe

Michelle Yun Mapplethorpe is vice president of global artistic programs at Asia Society, director of Asia Society Museum, and artistic director of the Asia Society Triennial. She oversees Asia Society's global arts and culture programs, the Museum's exhibitions, and its permanent collection. She is a widely published author and frequent lecturer on modern and contemporary Asian art. She has an M.A. in modern art and critical studies from Columbia University and a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College. She completed the Getty Leadership Institute's Executive Education Program for Museum Leaders and sits on the advisory board of Mount Holyoke's art museum.