Join us monthly for TMA Unpacked: a Virtual Series. Discover more than a museum each month as our staff members “unpack” what makes the Tampa Museum of Art thrive. In our discussion, we explore and answer your questions about different aspects of museum operations. You will hear from museum staff on various topics related to museum operations, art, fundraising, programming, and more throughout the series.
TMA Unpacked: Curating for the Centennial – On Tuesday, October 27th at 4pm, join us for a 30-minute live webinar and Q&A, with our Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Joanna Robotham, as she shares the process of organizing exhibitions for our Centennial Year. Joanna will discuss her collection research and how discoveries in art storage informed the 100th anniversary exhibitions. We hope you will join us and share with us your questions.
Register for our Zoom Webinar with Joanna Robotham and submit your question(s) in advance!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Joanna Robotham joined the staff of the Tampa Museum of Art in 2016. She previously held the Neubauer Family Foundation Assistant Curator position at the Jewish Museum in New York City, where she worked for over 10 years. This spring, Ms. Robotham curated the exhibition Frank Stella: What You See, an intimate survey of the artist’s printmaking oeuvre. She recently curated the Fall 2019 exhibition series Ordinary/Extraordinary: Assemblage in Three Acts: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Purivs Young, and Haitian Vodou Flags. Past original curatorial projects at the Tampa Museum of Art include Vapor and Vibration: The Art of Larry Bell and Jesús Rafael Soto (2018), as well as Mernet Larsen: Getting Measured, 1957-2017 (2017), a retrospective of Mernet Larsen’s paintings. She received her M.A. in Curatorial Studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and earned a B.A. in Art History and Political Science from the University of Washington.
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