September 13, 2010

Cultural Anchors: Art Museums and the City

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Penn IUR Public Interest Event

Cultural Anchors: Art Museums and the City

Museums not only provide centers for cultural enrichment, but they also have the capacity to build wealth for their local economies. Hear the directors of four of the country’s most influential art museums discuss the way in which their institution shapes and is shaped by the city around them. Speakers include: James Cuno, President and Eloise W. Martin Director, The Art Institute of Chicago; Bonnie Pitman, Eugene McDermott Director, Dallas Museum of Art; Timothy Rub, George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Michael E. Shapiro, Nancy and Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Director, High Museum of Art.

This even is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Listen to discussion below:

Cultural Anchors: Art Museums and the City (Part 1) 

Cultural Anchors: Art Museums and the City (Part 2) 

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