Presented by the Patricia and Rowland Rebele Endowed Chair in the History of Art and Visual Culture
November 6 • University of Santa Cruz
Merrill Cultural Center 9:30 am - 4 pm See Map
A dialogue exploring the future of the museum.
9:30 am Welcome, Elisabeth Cameron
10:40 am Introduction, Paul Figueroa
10:00 am Lessons From the Great Depression
Marjorie Schwarzer - JFK University
Christopher Steiner - Connecticut College
10:40 am Break
11:00 am Reinventing the Museum
Gail Anderson - Gail Anderson & Associates
11:20 am James Clifford, UCSC, Discussant
11:40 am Questions for Panelists
12:00 pm Lunch
Barbara Henry - Oakland Museum of California
John Weber - Tang Museum, Skidmore
2:10 pm Jennifer González, UCSC, Discussant
2:30 pm Questions to Panelists
2:50 pm Break
3:00 pm Final Thoughts, Shelly Errington - UCSC
Parking permits ($6) available in Merrill lot (9-10 am) and at the base of campus throughout the day.
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4:30 pm Opening of Cielo/Sky, a collaborative exhibition with our sister city, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, at the Porter Faculty Gallery.
November 7 • The Museum of Art and History
Community Forum 3 - 5 pm
Friday participants will engage with local experts on the future of museums in Santa Cruz county.
Shelby Graham - UCSC Sesnon Gallery
Nina Simon - Museum 2.0
Celeste DeWald - California Association of Museums
Cynthia Matthews - Santa Cruz Mayor
Susan Hillhouse - The Museum of Art & History