Linda Murray

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Linda Murray

Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division

New York Public Library

 

Linda Murray is the fifth curator in the history of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division and manages all aspects of its collections and public service. She has previously worked with the dance collections at the Library of Congress and ran a multi-disciplinary arts organization in Washington, DC for seven years, where she was the recipient of the DC Mayor's Arts Award for Innovation in the Arts and a Helen Hayes Award. A native of Dublin, Ireland, she has an undergraduate degree in French and Russian from Trinity College Dublin and holds postgraduate degrees in performance and library science. In 2010, she was named one of the 50 most influential Irish women working in the U.S. and received an award from the Irish government for her contributions to culture.