About the Speaker
John L. Gray
Elizabeth MacMillan Director
National Museum of American History
JOHN L. GRAY is the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Under his leadership, the museum is boldly reimagining its three-floor West Wing around exhibitions and programs on the themes of Innovation, Democracy and the Peopling of America, and American Culture. He is the founding president of the Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles.