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SFMOMA studies new Museum models

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced ‘Yours, Mine, and Ours: Museum Models of Public-Private Partnership’ a half-day symposium on the current state of collaborations between public art museums and private collectors.

January 6th, 2016. Source: SFMOMA

The symposium will take place at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture on Friday, January 13, 2017, coinciding with the 2017 FOG Design+Art Fair. This event will be presented as part of SFMOMA’s Phyllis Wattis Distinguished Lecture Series.

“Yours, Mine, and Ours” will bring together an impressive line-up of directors, curators and collectors from around the world with the aim of exploring the ways that museums and collectors can work together, now and in the future. Symposium participants include Sheikha Hoor Al-Qasimi, artist and president and director, United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Art Foundation; Richard Armstrong, director, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation; Agustín Arteaga, director, Dallas Museum of Art, and former director of Museo Nacional de Arte in Mexico City; Neal Benezra, Helen and Charles Schwab Director, SFMOMA; Manuel Borja-Villel, director, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Robert J. Fisher, collector and board president, SFMOMA; Kate Fowle, chief curator, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow; Joanne Heyler, director, The Broad, Los Angeles; Max Hollein, director, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Frances Morris, director, Tate Modern; Lars Nittve, former director of M+ in Hong Kong, Moderna Museet and Tate Modern; Sarah Thornton, writer; and Dominic Willsdon, Leanne and George Roberts Curator of Education and Public Practice, SFMOMA.

“When we looked to the future of SFMOMA, we saw an opportunity to create a new model of public-private partnership,” said Neal Benezra, Helen and Charles Schwab Director at SFMOMA.

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