Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach

Conversations | Collector Talk | Private Institutions and Art Education

Julieta González, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, J. Tomilson Hill, and Shumon Basar

Julieta González, Director, Museo Jumex, Mexico City
Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur, Miami
J. Tomilson Hill, Philanthropist, and Vice Chairman, Blackstone Group, New York
Moderated by Shumon Basar Writer, Editor, and Curator, Berlin/Dubai

An increasing number of private art institutions are expanding their activities beyond putting on exhibitions, often by implementing art-education programs. In times of declining resources for education in the public realm, private initiatives like these are gaining importance and filling the void left by public organizations. But how do these educational programs contribute to the public-art discourse and what motivates patrons to initiate them?

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