Emily K. Dittman
Exhibition and Collection Manager
As Collection and Exhibition Manager at Syracuse University Art Galleries, Emily manages and contributes to the development of special exhibitions, coordinating all aspects of in-coming loans including insurance, care and travel of artwork, checklist and label production, and public programming for the Main Campus galleries as well as the Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery at SU’s Joseph I. Lubin House in New York City. Emily manages the active Campus Loan Art Program and the SUArt Galleries Traveling Exhibition program, as well as serving as the main Gallery representative for all public relations and communications in regards to the Galleries numerous events and exhibitions.
Dittman has curated a number of exhibitions over the years, most recently Everyday Art: Street Photography in the Syracuse University Art Collection, Paul Strand: The Mexican Portfolio, Pure Photography: Pictorial and Modern Photographs and Art in the Detail: 20th Century Masters of Photography, many of which have traveled extensively in the SUArt Traveling Exhibition program. In the past, she has worked on the coordination and presentation of exhibitions including Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions, Drawn to Paint: The Art of Jerome Witkin, Winslow Homer: Houghton Farm and Beyond, and Michelangelo: The Man and the Myth. She holds a MA in Museum Studies and an MS in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University.
Emily has been an Adjunct Professor in the Museum Studies graduate program in the School of Design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts for over nine years, teaching Collections Management.