Kurt T. Steinberg, Ed. D.
President of Montserrat College of Art


President Kurt Steinberg

Welcome to Montserrat College of Art! I hope you take advantage of the many resources and avenues for exploration on this website and if at any time, you prefer to talk to us, please contact our admissions office at 800.836.0487. We are here to help you!

At Montserrat, you can discover what it means to be an artist, designer and artist-educator and lay the groundwork for a life rich in meaning, fulfillment, creative expression, and career opportunity. Through the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program, you will follow a path of bold exploration guided by dedicated and highly accomplished faculty. The people you encounter will ignite your creativity and inspire ambitious work. Along the way, you will build a framework for professional and personal success in a place that feels like home, where your peers are immersed in their art 24-7.

We are an accepting community who celebrates difference. We encourage you to embrace your passion. We help you design your future, sharpen your vision, and show you that anything is possible.

We are a small college with a global reach. This can be seen in our courses of study and our close proximity to a major hub of art and design in the world, Boston. We also encourage you to think globally with access to challenging internship opportunities and international study programs, which are shining jewels of the college’s programming.

If you want to realize a productive and fulfilling creative life, Montserrat College of Art can help you….you bring the passion and energy and we will help you imagine and accomplish the impossible. We can’t wait to welcome you!

Kurt T. Steinberg Ed.D

Kurt T. Steinberg, Ed. D.
President of Montserrat College of Art

President Steinberg

MCA President Kurt T. Steinberg

Dr. Kurt T. Steinberg, Ed.D. is the 8th President of Montserrat College of Art. He began his tenure at the college on July 1, 2018 after 12 years as Executive Vice President and one year as Acting President at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

An authority in collegiate operations, Dr. Steinberg has delivered guest lectures on higher education finance, urban planning, and the Massachusetts political process at Suffolk University, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and many professional higher education conferences.

He has served on and chaired accreditation teams for the New England Commission of Higher Education (N.E.C.H.E.), the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (N.A.S.A.D.), National Association of Schools of Music (N.A.S.M.), and the National Association of Schools of Dance (N.A.S.D.). He was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the North Shore Chamber of Commerce in the fall of 2018.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University and a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He earned his Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University.

A resident of Framingham, MA, Dr. Steinberg is an Honorary Trustee of the Danforth Art Alliance after serving as Trustee of the Danforth Museum and School. He was an elected member of the Framingham Town Meeting and later chair of the Town Finance Committee. Dr. Steinberg is married to Sarah Steinberg, a graduate of the Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts and an artist-educator with the Wellesley Public Schools. Mrs. Steinberg maintains a studio practice at Saxonville Mills in Framingham. The Steinbergs have two sons, one of whom attends Montserrat College of Art, and the other University of Massachusetts Lowell.


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