University of San Francisco’s newly-inaugurated
Museum Studies Master's Program is proud to partner with Cultural Connections to present
Beyond Borders: International Museum Initiatives
Thursday, February 7, 2013, 4:00 – 6:30pm
$15 for the general public
free for Cultural Connections members and current USF students
4:00 – 5:15pm: Presentations and Discussion in McLaren 250
5:20 – 6:30: Reception in Thacher Gallery,
Gleeson Library. You will have the opportunity to experience the
exhibition, “Active Synchrony: New Work by Tahiti Pehrson.”
political freedom, religious diversity. What happens when American
museum professionals — immersed in these quintessential values – work with
museums in other nations? In this program, University of San Francisco
faculty and other experts will share their recent work in Latin America,
Asia and the Middle East.
Paula Birnbaum, Associate Professor & Academic Director of USF’s Museum Studies program, will speak
about how Orthodox Jewish women in Israel are exhibiting artwork
in museums that challenges fundamentalist religious practices.
John Zarobell, Assistant
Professor of International Studies and Program Chair of European Studies at
USF, will discuss the rise of commercial Art Fairs
in cities such as Mexico City and New Delhi and their impact on local art
Cornu, former conservator at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and
now working extensively in Latin America, will share examples of the
challenges of conservation in that region.
Miki, visiting professor at the National Museum of Japanese History,
Sakura, Japan will describe recent curatorial work in Japan and
Schwarzer, who has recently completed projects in the United Arab Emirates
and Japan will moderate, and invite you to share your own international
projects and experiences.
For more information, visit Cultural Connections’ website:
Visit the Museum Studies Masters Program website: www.usfca.edu/artsci/muse/