Jeannine Falino is an independent curator and museum consultant. She was formerly the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Currently she is adjunct curator at the Museum of Arts and Design and works on the paintings collection at the Museum of the City of New York. She is also co-curator of an upcoming exhibition at the same museum entitled Gilded New York that will open on November 13. Falino has lectured, presented workshops and written extensively on American decorative arts from the colonial era to the present, and she specializes in metalwork, jewelry and modern decorative arts and design.
Scholarly museum publications have been a central aspect of a career that includes numerous articles and lectures for a national audience. Falino was co-curator for the major survey exhibition entitled Crafting Modernism: Mid-Century American Art and Design that opened at the Museum of Arts and Design in October 2011 and was general editor for the 360-page exhibition catalogue. She was the lead author and co-editor of Silver of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Vol. 3 (2008), guest co-curator for Artistic Luxury: Fabergé-Tiffany-Lalique (Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008), co-author and co-editor for American Luxury: Jewels from the House of Tiffany (Antique Collectors Club, 2008), and curator for Edge of the Sublime: Enamels by Jamie Bennett (Fuller Craft Museum, 2008). She is co-editor of Gilded New York, an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York that will be published by the Monacelli Press.