Saturday, March 21, 2009

Breaking Through: Women Leading Museums

A Panel Discussion Celebrating Women's History Month
March 26, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

In celebration of Women's History month, four women who direct museums in Washington, D.C. will candidly explore the role of women in 21st-century museum management in a panel discussion at NMWA. The program is co-sponsored by ArtTable, the leadership organization for professional women in the visual arts, and NMWA, dedicated to recognizing the contributions of women artists.

At the panel, Breaking Through: Women Leading Museums, nationally renowned interviewer and N.P.R. Morning Edition special correspondent Susan Stamberg will moderate a lively conversation with directors whose institutions reflect Washington's broad range of museums:

  • Camille Akeju, Director, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Leslie Buhler, Executive Director, Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
  • Dorothy Kosinski, Director, The Phillips Collection
  • Susan Fisher Sterling, Director, National Museum of Women in the Arts
During the evening, the panelists will share their professional journeys, offer advice to emerging professionals, and communicate their vision for leading museums today and beyond. Tickets are available at or 212-343-1735 x 25

$20 for ArtTable members, $25 for non-members, and $10 for students (with ID)

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave., NW Washington, DC 20005-3970
202-783-5000, 1-800-222-7270
Two blocks north of Metro Center

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