Annual Convenings

2022 Convening: Revisioning Art Museums For Equity And Excellence

Convening Start Date

May 17, 2022

Location

Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice

On Tuesday, May 17 the Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums will host its 2022 Convening: Revisioning Art Museums for Equity and Excellence at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice in New York. This event will bring thought leaders from across the field to discuss how Black trustees can shape cultural institutions for equity, from board governance to collecting strategies.

In-person registrants will participate in all convening sessions including a research preview of the inaugural Art Museum Trustee Survey report.

Virtual attendees will join via live stream for the afternoon sessions on collection transformation.

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Research Preview

Deirdre Harkins | Research and Data Fellow, Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums and Ithaka S+R
Liam Sweeney | Senior Analyst, Ithaka S+R
Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Ph.D. | Data Committee Chair, Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums

Fireside Chat: Transforming Collections

Raymond J. McGuire | Co-Chair, Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums | Chairman, The Studio Museum in Harlem | Trustee, Whitney Museum of American Art
Julie Mehretu | Artist | Trustee, Whitney Museum of American Art
Adam D. Weinberg | Alice Pratt Brown Director, Whitney Museum of American Art

Panel Discussion with Q&A: Collecting for Institutional Futures

Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels | Director, Jack Shainman Gallery | Founder, We Buy Gold
Linda Goode Bryant | Owner and Founder, Just Above Midtown (1974–86) | President and Founder, Project EATS
Ebony L. Haynes | Senior Director, David Zwirner | Director, 52 Walker
Bernard I. Lumpkin | Collector | Trustee, The Studio Museum in Harlem
Nicola Vassell | Founder, Nicola Vassell Gallery

Collection and Exhibition Guided Tour

Lisa Kim | Director, Ford Foundation Gallery

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