Stuart W. Pyhrr Becomes Distinguished Research Curator at Metropolitan Museum Pierre Terjanian Named Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge of the Department of Arms and Armor
Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced two new appointments within its Department of Arms and Armor. Stuart W. Pyhrr, the current Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge, will assume the newly created position of Distinguished Research Curator, and Pierre Terjanian, currently a Curator in the department, will become the Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge, effective July 1.
Campbell stated: “I am pleased to announce that, after 25 years of extraordinary accomplishments as head of the Museum’s Department of Arms and Armor, Stuart Pyhrr will transition to a new position as Distinguished Research Curator. Stuart is a devoted scholar who has enhanced the collections and galleries of one of the most treasured areas of the Met. His future research will continue to build on the department’s remarkable 100-year history. I am also delighted to appoint Pierre Terjanian as his successor and look forward to working together with him to continue developing the role of arms and armor at the Museum.” #