ST. PETERSBURG, FL (December 27, 2018) – What does it take to open and run a museum? Jane Buckman, Deputy Director of the Imagine Museum, will share her insights on the business side of the arts. Jane came on board with Imagine Museum in March 2017 as Deputy Director opening the Museum in January 2018. Jane is singularly focused on the museum’s development over the coming months and years, as well as founder Trish Duggan’s vision for the advancement of the studio glass movement regionally and nationally.
Join us on Thursday, January 3 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House, 400 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg for lunch, networking, and information sharing. The public is invited to attend this event. Cost is $30 with a $5 discount if reservations are made by the day before. Reservations are necessary. To make a reservation, go to https://bpwstpetepinllas.org/luncheons/.
“This event helps to bring community awareness and media attention to what is required to start and sustain a museum,” said Sheila Barry-Oliver, 2018-2019 President of BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas. “St. Petersburg’s arts and
About Business and Professional Women (BPW)/St. Petersburg-Pinellas BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas is the local chapter of BPW/FL. Founded in 1919 at the national and state levels, and in 1966 at the local level, BPW crosses generations, occupations and political parties. BPW’s mission is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace
Signature activities for 2018 included the Unhappy Hour observing Equal Pay Day in April, the Equality Day Tea in August, and the Working Women’s Forum (“Gender Equity in Action”) in October. The 2018-2019 BPW local organization president is Sheila Barry-Oliver.