Claudia Nahson

Morris and Eva Feld Curator

Claudia J. Nahson is Morris and Eva Feld Curator at the Jewish Museum, with a concentration in Judaica. In her twenty-three years at the Museum she has curated a number of shows, including four exhibitions on Jewish artists who are acclaimed authors and illustrators of children’s books: The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats (2011); Curious George Saves the Day: The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey (2010); From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of the William Steig (2007) and Wild Things: The Art of Maurice Sendak (2005). She also organized the 2012-2103 Jewish Museum presentation of Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Libraries. A native of Uruguay, she studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem focusing on Jewish and medieval Christian art. ​