Kaylin Weber

Kaylin Haverstock Weber is associate curator and the Jeanie Kilroy Wilson curator of American painting and sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In this position, she is responsible for the acquisition, research and exhibition of American works dating from the 18th through the early 20th centuries. During her tenure at the Museum, Weber has organized a number of significant exhibitions and contributed to their associated catalogues. They have included American Adversaries: Benjamin West and John Singleton Copley in a Transatlantic World (2013-2014), Julian Onderdonk and the Texan Landscape (2016), and Two Hundred Years of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection (2017). Weber initially joined the MFAH’s staff in 2004 as a curatorial assistant and returned as an assistant curator following the completion of her doctorate in 2013. Before coming to the MFAH, she worked at The National Gallery, London, and The Royal Collection. She received her BA in the History of Art from Vanderbilt University, and her master’s degree and Ph.D. in the History of Art from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Weber wrote her Ph.D. dissertation on the art collection and studio of the eighteenth-century American artist Benjamin West.