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Ladies First! Part 1: 13 San Diego art museums have women at the helm

Ladies First! Part 1: 13 San Diego art museums have women at the helm

There is a well-known gender gap when it comes to museum directorship, according to the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR), but according to a recent report, "while progress is incremental, the needle is moving with changes accomplished through cultural shifts within the field and in broader society, and with the emergence of a new generation of leaders."

Here are a baker's dozen of women who are the heads of local arts institutions, some of them recent arrivals and some of them longtime leaders in the field. This is Part 1 of the story, Part 2 will be published in the Aug.10, 2017 issue of La Jolla Light or...

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