New Partnerships: SFMOMA and the Fisher Collection

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 12:00 p.m.

The Schwab Room

With the addition of the Fisher Collection from Gap founders Doris and Don Fisher, an expanded SFMOMA will become home to one of the world's foremost contemporary art collections. How does an extraordinary partnership like this come about, and what does this mean for the museum’s collection? In addition to discussing the ways a museum collection is built, this special panel will share insight into the museum's past collecting practices and future plans. Join this distinguished panel of art professionals as they look forward to the next decade of growth.


Neal Benezra, director, SFMOMA
Robert J. Fisher, trustee, SFMOMA
Gary Garrels, Elise S. Haas Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA

Image: David Hockney, Shirley Goldfarb and Gregory Masurovsky, 1974; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Fisher Collection, © David Hockney