Lela Hersch

Lela Hersh, ASA, is President of Museum of Fine Arts Consulting, LLC, and an accredited senior appraiser with a specialty in Fine Arts and Fine Arts Photography. Ms Hersh has been involved in the arts for over 35 years and worked as a curator, art advisor, collection manager, and museum consultant. She is a Senior Lecturer at the School of the Art Institute, Chicago in the graduate department of Arts Administration & Policy. Ms. Hersh is a twenty-year veteran of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago where she served as their Director of Collections & Exhibitions. She is a past board member of the American Alliance of Museums, was on the City of Chicago’s Conservation Committee, and is currently on the Board of Trustees at the Highland Park Public Library. Within the ASA, she is on the Board of Examiners, Nominating Committee, and is the Chair of the International Personal Property Discipline Committee. Her curatorial projects include co-curator for the Evanston + Vicinity Art Biennial and curator for Chicago Sculpture International exhibition in Chicago.