Mónica Ramírez-Montagut is the director of the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University since August 2014.
She received her B.A. in Architecture from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Architecture from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.
Ramírez-Montagut has served as associate director and senior curator for MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana and senior curator at the San Jose Museum of Art, both in San Jose/Silicon Valley, California; curator at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, working with artists such as KAWS; assistant curator of architecture and design at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, where she worked on groundbreaking exhibitions such as "Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe", "Zaha Hadid: A Retrospective", and "Restoring a Masterpiece: Frank Lloyd Wright‘s Guggenheim Museum"; curator of collections and public programs at the Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a facility housed in Frank Lloyd Wright’s idiosyncratic tower and now a World Heritage Site; director of community outreach of the Queens Theatre in the Park in New York City; and project coordinator for the Mexico Now Festival, New York City’s first—and only—annual festival of contemporary Mexican art and culture. Some of her publications include KAWS (Rizzoli, 2010) and Erik Parker, Colorful Resistance (Rizzoli, 2012).