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Making Collections Matter: Collecting for the Future | Part 3 of 3

Oct 11, 2022

Session 3: Collecting for the Future What are the ethical implications and practical considerations of building and caring for collections now and in the future?

— Naomi Beckwith, Deputy Director and Jennifer and David Stockman Chief Curator, Guggenheim Museum

— Cheryl Finley, Inaugural Director, Atlanta University Art History + Curatorial Studies Collective, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Spelman College, and Associate Professor, Cornell University, and Amy Whitaker, Associate Professor of Visual Arts Administration, New York University 

— Candice Hopkins (Carcross/Tagish First Nation), Executive Director & Chief Curator, Forge Project 

— Alex Kitnick, Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College 

— Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Curatorial and Collections, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art 

Moderated by Jane Panetta, Nancy and Fred Poses Curator and Director of the Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art Making Collections Matter: A Symposium is part of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Collection Strategic Plan initiative, funded by a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.