Dr. James Fishburne


About Dr. James Fishburne

James Fishburne is the Director of Forest Lawn Museum. In 2014 he earned his Ph.D. in Italian Renaissance art history from UCLA. He has taught courses on ancient Roman, Renaissance, and Baroque art history at UCLA, Pierce College, Valley College, and California State University, Long Beach. From 2015 through 2018 James worked at the Getty Research Institute where he developed and implemented programming for the Scholars Department. James joined Forest Lawn in 2018 and has curated multiple exhibitions, including "The Elevated Eye: Aerial Photography Past and Present" and “Judson Studios: Stained Glass from Gothic to Street Style.”