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Museum Matters: A Seminar for Museum Professionals Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The J. Paul Getty Museum and USC College International Museum Institute present

California Museums—Sites of Global Dialogue How can we balance the sometimes contradictory necessities to "speak to and for the world" and also to serve our own local community? Join the discussion with your California museum colleagues on March 23. 9:00–10:15 a.m.

Coffee, Museum Lecture Hall lobby

9:30–10:15 a.m.

Self-guided visits to the Museum exhibitions

10:15–10:30 a.m.

Welcome and introductions, Museum Lecture Hall

10:30–11:15 a.m.

Presentations, Museum Lecture Hall Roxana Velásquez, director, San Diego Museum of Art Jay Xu, director, San Francisco Asian Art Museum

11:15 a.m.–noon

Discussion and Q&A, Museum Lecture Hall Respondent: Selma Holo, director, USC IMI and USC Fisher Museum of Art

Noon–1:00 p.m.

Box lunches, Garden Terrace

1:00–3:00 p.m.

Panel discussion, Museum Lecture Hall

Family Tree, 2000, Zhang Huan. Courtesy of a private collection. © Zhang Huan

What approaches and tools do we use to position our institutions in both global and local contexts? Allison Agsten, curator, Public Engagement, and director, Visitor Services, Hammer Museum Christina DePaolo, director, New Media, Balboa Park Online Collaborative Alma Ruiz, senior curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Moderator: Toby Tannenbaum, assistant director, Education, J. Paul Getty Museum

Reservations required. Please share with staff. Call (310) 440-7300 by March 21 to reserve your seat.

© 2011 J. Paul Getty Trust

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