Patrick McGrady

Dr. Patrick McGrady
Dr. Patrick McGrady

Charles V. Hallman Curator, Palmer Museum of Art

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Art History

Contact: 

Palmer Museum | 3rd floor
(814) 863-9187
pjm19@psu.edu

Education: 

  • Ph.D. in art history (State University of New York at Binghamton)
  • M.M. in composition (State University of New York at Binghamton)
  • B.A. in music theory and history (State University of New York at Geneseo)

Specialty Area: 

Modern Art

Bio: 

Patrick McGrady teaches courses on European modernism, connoisseurship, and the history of printmaking. As the Charles V. Hallman Curator at the Palmer Museum of Art, he specializes in works on paper, particularly late 15th- through early 20th-century prints, and is responsible for the museum’s European and ceramics collections. He also oversees the museum’s Print Room. Among his most recent exhibitions are Morris Blackburn: Prints and Paintings in Process and Gifford Beal in Rockport. He is currently working on a catalogue of the museum's Tavern Collection, a group of 330 prints featuring 19th-century views of Pennsylvania towns and cities.