Sinéad Vilbar Named Curator of Japanese and Korean Art at Cleveland Museum of Art

Sinéad Vilbar has been appointed curator of Japanese and Korean art at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Vilbar is currently assistant curator in the department of Asian art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she has worked since 2008. She succeeds Seunghye Sun, who held the post for one year before returning to Korea, reports Steven Litt of the Plain Dealer. Said Vilbar: “It’s very exciting for me. Cleveland has a super collection. In my area of specialization, which is Buddhist art, the collection is tremendous.”