Curatorial Assistant for the China Program
Weina Tray joined the Freer and Sackler in 1998 as assistant to two curators of Chinese art. In 2000 and 2001, she contributed to the glossaries for the catalogues Music in the Age of Confucius and Worshiping the Ancestors: Chinese Commemorative Portraits. Weina uses the Freer|Sackler Library and other scholarly resources to locate and assemble materials that support curatorial research efforts. She received her associate degree from Zhejiang Teachers Institute and taught Chinese at a middle school from 1975 to 1982. In addition to her work at the Freer and Sackler, Weina has continued her teaching career, providing instruction in Chinese to Chinese-American students in the United States.