360 Speaker Series: Panel Discussion

Off the Pedestal: Women Artists in Art Museums

February 11, 2017
11 am

This panel brings together distinguished and knowledgeable curators, activists and scholars in a discussion exploring the historical lack of representation of women artists in museum collections, especially in the field of sculpture. 

In a conversation intended to bring broader public awareness to this issue, panelists discuss the variety of factors that contribute to the underrepresentation of women’s works and how museums and collectors might develop more equitable and diverse collections.

Panelists 

Lynda Benglis, Artist
Connie Butler, Chief Curator, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Elizabeth Sackler, President, Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Jenni Sorkin, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara

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Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor: Martha and Max Wells

The 360 videography project is supported by Suzanne and Ansel Aberly: this support enables digital recording of all 360 Speaker Series programs and the creation of an online archive for learners of all ages. 

Additional support for 360 Speaker Series provided by Sylvia Hougland.