Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 5:00pm–6:30pm
Price: Open Engagement three-day conference sliding scale registration fee starts at $40

Whose Museum? Our Museum. How contemporary art museums can create justice

University of Illinois at Chicago
400 S Peoria St
Chicago, IL, 60607
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Amy Sadao, Lisa Dent and Barbara Hunt McLanahan


A panel featuring former Visual AIDS Executive Directors Barbara Hunt McLanahan and Amy Sadao and current Visual AIDS Board Member Lisa Dent, all museum and contemporary art professionals dedicated to changing our institutions and our field to more justly reflect our current and future nation. As longtime contemporary art workers and activists, the panelists are part of a continuum dedicated to wholesale change regarding who museums represent, who feels like they own museums, and who leads museums and other contemporary art institutions.

Amy Sadao, Daniel W. Dietrich, II Director, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania & former Visual AIDS Executive Director 

Barbara Hunt McLanahan, Executive Director, Children’s Museum of the Arts & former Visual AIDS Executive Director 

Lisa Dent, Director, Resources & Award Programs / Interim Director, Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards, Creative Capital & current Visual AIDS Board Member

University of Illinois at Chicago, Art and Exhibition Hall (AEH), Great Space, 5th Floor