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Forum: The Role of Contemporary Art Museums in the 21st Century

Wed, Jun 29 2011

Contemporary museums throughout the world are increasingly engaged with the cultural, social, and technological changes embodied in the art and artists that they represent.  This discussion will place the perspectives of museum leaders from Spain, Latin America, and the U.S. in the broadest international context. Panelists include:

  • Manuel J. Borja-Villel, Director, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, and former president, International Committee of ICOM for Museums and Collections of Modern Art (CIMAM)
  • Richard Koshalek, Director, Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Natalia Majluf, Director, Museo de Arte de Lima

Moderator:
Selma Holo, Director, International Museum Institute, professor of art history, and Director, Fisher Museum of Art, University of Southern California

This program is coordinated with and supported by the Embassy of Spain, the Embassy of Mexico, the National Gallery of Art, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden/Smithsonian Institution.

Recorded June 23, 2011 at 3:30 pm in the Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.


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