A Conversation about Community Engagement Curators

An increasing number of museums and cultural centers are adding community engagement curators (CECs) to their staffs to build two-way conversations about how to make our work more relevant to our neighbors and to give them a voice in what we do within and outside the museum walls.

Team Member Spotlight: Jerry Henry

With over 35 years of experience covering a wide-range of non-profit institutions, Jerry W. Henry, Partner, provides counsel on a daily-basis to a diverse body of clients including educational institutions, human service groups, cultural institutions and faith-based organizations.

Team Member Spotlight: Nancy Peterman

Nancy E. Peterman, Partner at Alexander Haas assists universities, schools, healthcare, arts and cultural institutions and human service organizations to achieve results and pursue their missions. In this month’s Team Member Spotlight, Nancy shares her start in nonprofit fundraising, what she loves most about her job and how a recent project changed her perspective.

Introducing Museum Leadership Day for Directors & Trustees at 2015 SEMC

Alexander Haas is teaming with the Southeastern Museum Conference (SEMC) and the Museum Trustee Association (MTA) to present a special Museum Leadership Day October 12 at the 2015 SEMC Conference, Creating a Collective Vision, in Jacksonville, FL. For the full program visit www.semcdirect.net. Special registration for museum trustees at www.semcdirect.net/Trustee/Director-Day.

Creative Ways to Engage and Entertain

Museums are taking some imaginative risks to build, engage and keep young audiences. A few examples that we celebrate include the RAH Annual Pass at Reynolda House Museum of American Art and Friday Night Music Remix at the High Museum of Art. See what two of our Alumni Clients are doing: For more information on Reynolda House MuseumRead More Creative Ways to Engage and Entertain

Jim Hackney Contributes to LA Times Article: March 26, 2013

Photo Credit: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times Alexander Haas Managing Partner James Hackney was recently featured in an LA Times article on museum fundraising in California: James Hackney, who heads the cultural division of Alexander Haas, an Atlanta-based fundraising consultancy, said he has been fascinated by the MOCA drama. “I am impressed that they were ableRead More Jim Hackney Contributes to LA Times Article: March 26, 2013

On the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, A Visionary’s View

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A Collector’s Eye-and Heart

By Sandra Kidd, Partner Last year, the world of art and artists lost a friend when Herbert Vogel , noted collector of minimal and conceptual art, died at age 89 in New York City. For half a decade, Herbert Vogel and his wife Dorothy-or “Dorothy and Herb” as they liked to be known-steadily acquired a collection ofRead More A Collector’s Eye-and Heart