Program Schedule

Current Program:

Date:Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 5:45 - 8:00 p.m.
Title:Developing Museum Leadership: Getting from Here to There
Location:California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Cost:FREE to Cultural Connections members, $15 for non-members

How do emerging and current museum leaders build the skills, tools, and competencies needed to steward their institution with passion, empathy, and business acumen? This program will explore various resources to help individuals at all levels become exceptional managers and professionals. We’ll hear different perspectives from leaders of three vibrant cultural organizations, with commentary from our moderator, on how you can be more directive with your career trajectory.

Speakers will include:

·      Ashara Ekundayo, Chief Creative Officer and Curator at Omi Arts & Ashara Ekundayo Gallery.

·      Patty Pforte, Programs & Visitor Experience Manager, California Historical Society.

·      Lori Starr, Executive Director, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

The program will be moderated by Anita Singha, Senior Program Manager, Membership, California Academy of Sciences.