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Leadership Circle Lecture Series: Brooke Hodge


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Join us for the next installment of the 2018 Leadership Circle Lecture Series featuring Brooke Hodge, the Director of Architecture and Design at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Hodge will present a lecture titled, “Blurring the Boundaries: Art, Architecture, Fashion, and Design.”

This lecture is free for museum members and included with museum admission for non-members.

Brooke Hodge joined Palm Springs Art Museum as Director of Architecture and Design in June 2016 after serving as Deputy Director at Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum from July 2014-May 2016. Prior to that, she served as Director of Exhibitions and Publications at the Hammer Museum and as Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. At MOCA she organized major exhibitions on the work of architect Frank Gehry and car designer J Mays, as well as the groundbreaking exhibition “Skin + Bones: Parallel Practices in Fashion and Architecture.” From 1991-2001, she was Director of Exhibitions and Publications at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Holding an MA in architectural history from the University of Virginia, Hodge has published widely on design, art, fashion, and architecture and from 2008-2014 was a regular contributor to the New York Times T Magazine blog. Her exhibition, “Provocations: the architecture and design of Heatherwick Studio,” organized for the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, was presented at the Nasher in Fall 2014, at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles in Spring 2015, and at Cooper Hewitt in Summer/Fall 2015. Her most recent exhibition “In Conversation: Alma Allen and J.B. Blunk” is on view at the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center through June 4, 2018, and will travel to the Nevada Museum of Art in summer 2019.

The Leadership Circle is the Tucson Museum of Art’s foremost philanthropic membership group. Leadership Circle members make an incredible difference in supporting and sustaining the Tucson Museum of Art’s permanent collection, exhibitions, and programs. In appreciation for this support, Leadership Circle members enjoy exclusive programming, invitations to meet prominent guests, and VIP service. For more information or to JOIN Leadership Circle, contact Alba Rojas-Sukkar, Chief Development Officer, at or (520) 616-2694

Image courtesy of LALA magazine, photograph by Jaime Kowal.