In this episode, Brian Ferriso, The Portland Art Museum’s Executive Director and Chief Curator, has a conversation about directing a museum during a time of civil unrest, a climate crisis, and a global pandemic with his counterpart at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rouen, Normandy, Sylvain Amic.
This episode is part of a series brought to you by FRAME, the French American Museum Exchange, of which both the Portland Art Museum and the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen are proud members. FRAME has a rich history of connecting museums in its network through exhibitions and education programs for over 20 years. FRAME provided grant funding for a series of podcast episodes and we are thrilled to be able to tell these stories with FRAME’s assistance.
Featured in this episode
Brian Ferriso – Executive Director and Chief Curator, Portland Art Museum
Sylvain Amic –Conservateur en chef, Directeur de la Réunion des Musées Métropolitains
Mentioned in this episode
- Six Nations Rugby
- The Day the Earth Stood Still
- Yellow vests movement
- Gender equity
- Portland Art Museum’s collection
- Musée des Beaux-Arts’ collection
- Rouen’s part in the slave trade
- 2020 Oregon wildfires
- Louvre Museum
- Rouen Impressionist Festival
- SALAMMBÔ : FUREUR ! PASSION ! ELÉPHANTS !
- Gustave Flaubert
Produced by Jon Richardson
Music by Mark Orton