Frank Verpoorten, Director and Chief Curator of the Baker Museum, discusses the role of the museum within the community of Naples in Southwest Florida, and its works in championing the art of talented, under-exposed artists as well as the strengths of its collection, including Mexican modern art and American Abstract Art.
Reverend Doctor Mark Richardson, President and Dean of the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, discusses the current role of theology within secular society and how students of a practical and theological education can lead an integrated life of faith.
Beth Nordlund, Executive Director of the Anchorage Park Foundation, discusses building healthy parks & healthy people by mobilizing public support and financial resources for Anchorage parks, trails, and recreation opportunities. This interview was produced in collaboration with Alaska Public Media.
Robin Dublin Executive Director at the Alaska Botanical Garden discusses managing a public garden dedicated to enhancing the beauty and value of plant material through education, preservation, recreation, and research. This interview was produced in collaboration with Alaska Public Media.
Diane Kaplan, President & CEO of the Rasmuson Foundation, explains the significant role of one of the largest family foundations in the Pacific Northwest in gauging and providing resources for Alaska’s residents through community initiatives, major fiscal projects, and a series of ongoing social movements to improve state residents’ overall quality of life. This interview was produced in collaboration with Alaska Public Media.
Kirk Rose, Executive Director of the Anchorage Community Land Trust, discusses helping Alaskan families in low-income communities to thrive through real estate and community development projects. This interview was produced in collaboration with Alaska Public Media.
Polly Carr Executive Director at Alaska Center for the Environment and Alaska Conservation Voters discusses cultivating environmental leaders, educating the public and decision makers about key environmental issues, and mobilizing diverse Alaskans to advocate for sound environmental policies. This interview was produced in collaboration with Alaska Public Media.
Paula Panczenko, Executive Director of Tandem Press, President of the International Fine Print Dealers Association, discusses the incredible collaboration between Tandem Press students, curators and master printers in creating and delivering impactful artwork across the country.
Brooke Davis Anderson, Executive Director and Chris Alfieri, Co-Vice President of the Board, of Prospect New Orleans, discuss dispersing exciting contemporary art across the city of New Orleans and the important dialogues that are inspired by the old, colonial jewel that is the city.
Julian Zugazagoitia, Director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, discusses one of the U.S.’s gem museums developed in the 20s and opened in 1933, and its role as one of the community’s most influential historical and artistic assets.
Andrew Blauvelt , Director of the Cranbrook Art Museum, discusses how the museum invites viewers to embrace new experiences of discovery through modern and contemporary art, historic architecture, and design.