Museum Dialogues: Culturally Specific Museums in the Bay Area Landscape with panelists: Alla Efimova, Magnes chief curator; Dara Solomon, assistant curator, Contemporary Jewish Museum; Rick Moss, executive director, African-American Museum & Library at Oakland; Eduardo Pineda, director of education, Museum of the African Diaspora; and Deborah Clearwaters, associate director of education and public programs, Asian Art Museum. Moderated by Gail Anderson, president, Gail Anderson & Associates.
Directors, curators and educators from Bay Area museums address questions such as: How do museums with cultural collections develop exhibitions and programs of universal significance? What is the appropriate balance between art and history when engaging wider audiences? How does the concept of sacred/secular space inform new building projects?
Gail Anderson is the president of Gail Anderson & Associates.
Deborah Clearwaters is the associate director of education and public programs at the Asian Art Museum.
Alla Efimova is the Chief Curator at the Judah L. Magnes Museum.
Rick Moss is the executive director of the African-American Museum & Library at Oakland
Eduardo Pineda is the director of education at the Museum of the African Diaspora.
Dara Solomon is the assistant curator at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.