Bill Arning, Director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, explains how the museum’s job in engaging the extremely diverse and young audiences of Houston, Texas differs from any other city, and how that role allows the museum to take more chances, be more flexible, and be more provocative.
Susan Fisher Sterling, Director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, discusses the unique mission of the world’s only major art museum dedicated to showcasing women’s creative achievements, and covers the fundamentals of curating and shining a light on women’s art.
John Stomberg, Director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, discusses the institution’s dynamic 248-year-old collection of art and explains how the teaching-focused museum engages students of all backgrounds to foster dialogues about artworks in relation to the changing world.
Brian Kennedy, Director of Toledo Museum of Art, discusses the process of acquiring the museum’s impressive collection of artworks created by both known and unknown artists, and unravels the museum’s history founded on arts education.
HistoryMiami Museum’s President & CEO, Stuart Chase, and Executive Director, Jorge Zamanillo, discuss some of the museums unique methods in telling Miami’s rich history through art exhibits, tailored to the city’s vibrant and diverse communities. Chase and Zamanillo describe HistoryMiami’s successful current projects, and reveal plans for the museum’s photography-focused future.
Who are today’s visual arts and museum innovators? How can art be presented in exciting ways that engage new audiences? At Art Basel Miami, INSIGHT host Mark Oppenheim explores such topics with accomplished museum and arts leaders.
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.
Frank Verpoorten, Director and Chief Curator of the Baker Museum, discusses the relatively young, 16-year-old organization’s role as an extension of the Southwest Florida premier center for the performing arts, Artis—Naples.
Paula Panczenko, Executive Director of Tandem Press and President of the International Fine Print Dealers Association, discusses a new generation of artists whose fresh lens and creativity inspires visitors and lovers of the arts.
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 the genesis of the citywide triennial that has shaped the cultural revitalization of the city after Hurricane Katrina.
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 the museum’s impressive collection of South East Asian, Native American and African art as well as its rapidly expanding collection of photography.