Philippe de Montebello retired at the end of 2008 from the Metropolitan Museum of Art after serving for 32 years as its longest tenured director. He is its first Director Emeritus.
In 2009 Mr. de Montebello became the first scholar in residence at the Prado Museum in Madrid and was recently named to the Board of Trustees of the Musée d'Orsay.
He is Special Advisor for the visual arts at NYU's Abu Dhabi Campus
Degrees: MA, Institute of Fine arts.
Honorary degrees: NYU, Harvard University, Dartmouth College.