Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MarinMOCA) announced that Jodi Roberts will become the new executive director on May 1. Roberts boasts more than a decade of experience in the regional and national art worlds, most recently as co-founder and managing director of Art + Climate Action. She previously served as director of exhibitions at Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery in San Francisco. She was the Robert M. and Ruth L. Halperin curator for modern and contemporary art at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center. Before moving to the Bay Area, Roberts worked at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, among other arts organizations.
MarinMOCA features dynamic contemporary art exhibitions, as well as art enrichment programs for local elementary students, hosts more than 200 adult art classes annually, and offers professional development opportunities for more than 150 local artist members. The museum runs a resident artist program, free Family Days, Open Studio events for the public and a museum store.
“As a Marin County resident, I’ve been thrilled to watch MarinMOCA’s exhibitions and public programs evolve over the past few years,” Roberts said. “I’m excited to bring new artists and projects to this space and to help make the museum a crucial hub within the Bay Area’s dynamic cultural ecosystem.”
For more information, visit marinmoca.org.