Tamara Wootton Forsyth

Dallas Museum of Art

Tamara Wootton Forsyth, the Marcus-Rose Family Deputy Director at the Dallas Museum of Art, has been with the Museum for more than nineteen years. During her tenure at the DMA, Wootton Forsyth has played a crucial role in the realization of many of the DMA’s most exciting and innovative achievements. Wootton Forsyth oversees the departments that support the intellectual and creative content generated by DMA staff, as well as the facility and infrastructures that sustain it, including management of the staffs from the Collections, Conservation, Design and Interpretation, Exhibitions, Information Technology, Publications, and Security and Facilities Teams. Among the many milestone projects Wootton Forsyth has realized at the DMA are the construction and subsequent renovation of the Eagle Family Plaza, which expanded the DMA’s outdoor spaces to the surrounding community. Wootton Forsyth received her M.A. in Art History from George Washington University, in Washington, D.C., and her B.F.A. in Art History from the University of North Texas. She is the proud mom/stepmom of 5 children and she loves art museums (obviously!), traveling, cooking, reading, and walking everywhere.