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Since 1983, MCA has had a rich involvement with arts and cultural organizations of all types and sizes throughout the country including theatres, museums, music and dance companies, performing arts centers, science centers, historical societies, colleges and universities, service organizations, public agencies, arts councils, and foundations.

Our services include consultations in executive search for senior level leadership, planning, organizational analysis, board and staff retreats, seminar/workshop development and facilitation. We work with organizations in all stages of development - from new start-ups to established institutions - including those grappling with complex issues of founder succession and transition.

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  • Director - The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

    The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami), is dedicated to promoting the work of contemporary artists, and to the exchange of art and ideas throughout the Miami region and internationally. Through an energetic calendar of exhibitions and programs, and its collections, ICA Miami provides an international platform for the work of established and emerging artists, and advances the public appreciation and understanding of the most innovative and experimental art of our time.

    Established by the Board of Trustees and former staff from the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, ICA Miami is currently located in temporary space in the landmark Moore Building, which has been provided rent-free by Miami Design District Associates. The museum plans to release final designs for its new, permanent home, designed by Aranguren & Gallegos Arquitectos, later this year. 

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  • Artistic Director - Theater J, Washington DC Jewish Community Center, Washington, DC
    Artistic Director - Theater J, Washington DC Jewish Community Center, Washington, DC

    In the heart of Washington DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood is the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center (the Washington DCJCC), and in the heart of the Washington DCJCC is one of the District’s most vibrant theaters: Theater J. For more than two decades, Theater J has presented thoughtful, engaging, entertaining and provocative work written by well-known and emerging playwrights. The New York Times has called Theater J “The Premier Theater for Premieres” in a nod to Theater J’s commitment to presenting new work. As the recipient of more than 50 Helen Hayes nominations and awards, Theater J has become an important theatrical voice in the District of Columbia. Theater J is the largest component of Washington DCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts, which also includes the Jewish Film Festival, the Literary and Music Department, and other programs.

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  • Director - Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Director - Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

    The Ackland Art Museum, founded in 1958 at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was established as a comprehensive museum open to art from all cultures and time periods. It holds an outstanding permanent collection of more than 17,000 works of art, featuring North Carolina’s premier collections of Asian art; one of the region’s most important public collections of works on paper (drawings, photographs, and notable prints); and significant collections of twentieth-century and contemporary art, European and American painting and sculpture, African art, and North Carolina pottery.

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  • Director of Visual Arts-Lead Curator - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    Director of Visual Arts-Lead Curator - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,  San Francisco, CA

    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is a multi-disciplinary contemporary arts center in San Francisco, California.  Opening in 1993 the Center is located South of Market in Yerba Buena Gardens. YBCA features visual art, performance, and film/video that celebrate local, national, and international artists and the Bay Area's diverse communities. YBCA programs year-round in two landmark buildings—the Galleries and Forum by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki and Theater by American architects James Stewart Polshek and Todd Schliemann. 

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  • Artistic Director - California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes), Berkeley, CA
    Artistic Director - California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes), Berkeley, CA

    California Shakespeare Theater is a mission-driven theater that believes deeply in the power of theater to change lives for the better.   Since its founding in 1974, it has maintained its commitment to Shakespeare and other classics.  Over time, it has developed as well a robust production history of newer work so that the plays are in conversation with one another and the audience.  Its mission says more:  “With Shakespeare’s depth of humanity as our touchstone, we build character and community through authentic, inclusive, and joyful theater experiences.”

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  • Executive Director - The Broad Stage/Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
    Executive Director - The Broad Stage/Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

    In September of 2008, The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center officially opened the doors to its $45 million state-of-the-art performing arts venue. The Broad Stage is located in the heart of downtown Santa Monica, and comprised of the 535-seat Broad Stage main space and the adjacent 129-seat Edye Second Space (which serves as a black box classroom, rehearsal hall, and flexible performance space).  Through inviting, lively and inclusive programming, established and emerging artists engage audiences with contemporary performing arts across a range of disciplines. 

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  • Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Harris Theater for Music & Dance, Chicago, IL
    Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Harris Theater for Music & Dance, Chicago, IL

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    The Harris Theater, advancing its vision into its second decade, is currently conducting a search for a new Vice President of Marketing and Communications.  This position provides a unique opportunity for an experienced arts marketing professional to help pioneer new marketing and communications strategies for one of Chicago’s fastest growing cultural resources, featuring the most diverse offerings of any venue and hosting local, national and internationally renowned artists and ensembles.

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  • Chief Curator - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
    Chief Curator - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

    Founded in 1967, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) generates a creative exchange between an international community of artists and a diverse public of up to 220,000 annually (plus broadcast audiences). JMKAC makes real the power of the arts to transform lives and strengthen communities.

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  • Director of Programs/Chief Curator - REMAI Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Director of Programs/Chief Curator - REMAI Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

    Opening to the public in 2016, Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan (Remai Modern) is a direction-setting modern art museum taking shape at River Landing in downtown Saskatoon, Canada.  Inspired by the local landscape and the rich history of architectural modernism, the renowned Canadian architectural firm KPMB has designed a 130,000 square foot museum that will be an architectural centerpiece for the city.

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  • Director of Development - Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT
    Director of Development - Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT

    Now in its 51st year, Hartford Stage is one of the nation’s leading resident theatres, known for producing innovative revivals of classics and provocative new plays and musicals, including more than 70 World and American premieres. In 2011, Darko Tresnjak became the fifth artistic director to lead Hartford Stage. Michael Stotts has served as Managing Director for the past nine years. Hartford Stage mounts seven productions each season in its 484 seat theatre, including an annual production of A Christmas Carol.

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  • Director and Chief Curator - Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
    Director and Chief Curator - Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

    Mead Art Museum holds the Amherst College art collection.  Established with funds bequeathed by William Rutherford Mead (class of 1867), a partner in the storied architecture firm of McKim, Mead, and White, the Mead occupies its original building, opened in 1949 and renovated in 1999-2001 and 2008-11. Mead Art Museum is an accredited member of the American Association of Museums.

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  • Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

    The San Jose Museum of Art (SJMA) is the primary art museum in the South Bay. Located on the central city park in downtown San Jose, in the hub of Silicon Valley, the Museum is housed in a landmark 1892 building (a gem of Richardsonian architecture and once the Civic Library) and a 1991 addition by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, connected by a towering, light-filled atrium. SJMA has a total of 17,000 square feet of gallery space, as well as the Museum Store and a café. It serves audiences from across the Peninsula as well as visitors from the greater Bay Area.

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  • Deputy Director for Collections - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

    The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) is known nationally and internationally for the quality and scope of its collection, which comprises about 45,000 objects and covers 6,000 years of art history. Founded in 1913,the CMA is today one of the world’s most distinguished comprehensive art museums and one of the top five in the country.

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