Bo Smith is the MFA’s Katharine Stone White Head of Film and Video and the Head of Concerts. Before arriving at the MFA in 1987, Bo was the Director of Film, Video, and Performance Exhibitions at Film in the Cities in St. Paul, Minnesota and the Director of Semi-Theatrical Distributions for Tricontinental Film Center/Unifilm in San Francisco. He holds an M.A. from the University of Kansas with a thesis in improving classroom discussions and a B.A. from Dartmouth College. Bo annually teaches film classes at Rhode Island School of Design and Boston College. He was awarded The Order of Arts and Letters by the French government in July, 2000, and an Image Award for advancing the image of women by Women in Film and Video New England in May, 1999.