Presidential Candidate – 2020

Emily Stoehrer




As the Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Dr. Emily Stoehrer is an international presence in the jewelry field. At the MFA Emily oversees a collection that spans 6,000 years and includes more than 22,000 objects—highlights include ancient jewelry and the Daphne Farago Collection of contemporary jewelry. She has curated exhibitions and written on various aspects of adornment—most recently she organized the exhibition “Boston Made: Arts & Crafts Jewelry and Metalwork” and contributed to the related publication. Additionally, over the last decade, she has taught and lectured widely on a diverse range of jewelry, fashion, and design-related topics. A leader in the field, Emily has been on the Board of Directors of SNAG since 2017 and serves as the spokesperson for the jewelry vetting committee for all three of The European Fine Art Fairs. She holds a PhD in Humanities from Salve Regina University and a Master of Arts in Fashion & Textile Studies from the Fashion Institute of Technology.