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The Boston Globe

Theater & art

Museum directors play favorites

If it’s your job to oversee an art museum’s holdings and exhibitions, do you ever allow yourself to play favorites? Are there works you find uniquely delightful or compelling? The Globe asked directors of a range of area museums to share a favorite artwork in their institution’s collections — a piece they seek out for a quiet moment of appreciation or inspiration when the doors are closed. Here’s what they told us.

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