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‘A Museum Is Not Only A Place Unto Itself’: Franklin Sirmans on Becoming the Director of Miami’s Pérez Art Museum

This week, Franklin Sirmans was named the director of the Pérez Art Museum in Miami. The museum, which opened in 1984, finished a massive renovation project in 2013, with a new building designed by Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron. … Read More

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Artadia Taps Franklin Sirmans, Nick Cave, More for Its Board

Artadia, a nonprofit that provides grants to artists around the United States, announced today that four people have joined its board of directors: artist Nick Cave, collector and real-estate professional Robert Brawner, lawyer Aurele Danoff Pelaia, and LACMA curator Franklin … Read More

Franklin Sirmans, the director of Prospect 3 and department head and curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Prospect 3 Opens in New Orleans: A Q&A With Its Artistic Director, Franklin Sirmans

Prospect 3, the third edition of the art biennial founded in New Orleans in 2008, opened to the press Thursday afternoon with something of a late start. “In true New Orleans fashion,” Franklin Sirmans, the exhibition’s artistic director, said at … Read More


Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More