Spring 2018 Visiting Artists Series: Deana Haggag

Civic Square Building
5:40 p.m., April 6, 2018
Deana Haggag is the president and CEO of United States Artists, a national arts funding organization based in Chicago, IL. Before joining USA in February 2017, she was the executive director of The Contemporary, a nomadic and non-collecting art museum in Baltimore, MD, for four years. In addition to her leadership roles, Haggag lectures extensively, consults on various art initiatives, contributes to cultural publications, and has taught at institutions such as Towson University and Johns Hopkins University. She is on the board of trustees of the Maryland Institute College of Art and Common Field, as well as on the advisory council of Recess. She received her MFA in curatorial practice from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a BA from Rutgers University in art history and philosophy. She is proudly a first-generation Egyptian-American Muslim woman of Afro-Arab descent.
Civic Square Building, Room 110
Image Credit: Olivia Obineme, 2017.