Williams Women in Arts Leadership


Join Pamela Franks, Class of 1956 Director at the Williams College Museum of Art, in conversation with Williams women making significant contributions to the art and museum world through their leadership — including Lucinda Barnes MA’78, Laura Hoptman ’83, Shamim M. Momin ’95, Sasha Suda MA’05, Victoria Sancho Lobis MA’02, and Sarah Needham ’08. We are excited to celebrate and discuss their experiences in this year marking 50 years of co-education at Williams, and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Graduate Program in the History of Art.

Lucinda Barnes MA’78, Curator Emerita and former Chief Curator and Director of Programs and Collections at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Laura Hoptman ’83, Executive Director of The Drawing Center

Shamim M. Momin ’95, Director of Curatorial Affairs, Henry Art Gallery

Sasha Suda MA’05, Director & CEO, National Gallery of Canada

Victoria Sancho Lobis MA’02, Sarah Rempel and Herbert S. Rempel ’23 Director, Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College; Associate Professor of Art History, Pomona College

Sarah Needham ’08, Executive Director of the Hill Art Foundation