Lunchtime Talk: Director Anthea Hartig on her Vision for the National Museum of American History

Anthea Hartig

Organized by Corcoran's Museum Studies program.

Open to the GW community and to the public.

 

On Friday, April 23, presenting alongside the winners of the Marie C. Malaro Award Excellence for Research and Writing award winners, will be our Malaro speaker for 2021, Director of the National Museum of American History Anthea Hartig.

 

Dr. Hartig is the first woman to hold the Director position since the museum opened in 1964. Now two years into her tenure, Hartig is an award-winning public history and cultural heritage expert. She has announced her intention to make the nation's history accessible and relevant and will discuss these ideas with us at the Malaro event. Dr. Hartig grew up in California and served as the Executive Director and CEO of the California Historical Society and prior to that as the director of the Western Region for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in history at the University of California, Riverside, and her B.A. from UCLA. She also studied at the College of William and Mary.

 

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