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.
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.
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.
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.
The 2015 American Alliance of Museum’s Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo will take place in our own backyard: Atlanta, GA. AAM’s The Social Value of Museums: Inspiring Change conference will take place April 26-29. The Alexander Haas Museum Services partner team will moderate two conference sessions in Atlanta: Sunday, April 27 8:30 AM Small and Not-So-Small Museums, All… Read more »
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 Museum… Read more »
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 able… Read more »
When The New York Times was researching an article about the recent surge of American moguls building museums, the reporter turned to nationally-recognized expert in the museum world, Alexander Haas Managing Partner Jim Hackney.
I had the pleasure this past week of spending some time in Jacksonville at the The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, meeting with the Museum’s energetic Director Hope McMath and Lori Ann Whittington, who arrived in August as its new Director of Advancement. At the end of a productive day, we walked back… Read more »
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 of… Read more »