News & Information
Please visit the GA&A
list for a complete list of past projects.
- Supported by the Oregon Cultural
Trust, GA&A is working with staff at the Jordan
Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) at the University of Oregon,
Eugene to cultivate Latino audiences through the development of
an audience development strategy in tandem with strategic planning.
- The High
Desert Museum (HDM) secured GA&A
to assist with two major projects critical to the future role
of the Museum in the community. One project is facilitating the
development of a collecting stewardship strategy that re-envisions
the role of their collections relative to HDM's vision and mission.
The second project is facilitating a strategic planning process
that is expected to be completed later this year.
- The National
Steinbeck Center (NSC) worked
to position itself at the intersection of art and community life
in Salinas, CA. In 2013, GA&A facilitated the second annual
- Gail Anderson & Associates successfully
conducted the search for the Balboa Park Cultural
Partnership Executive Director search. This is a continuation
of GA&A work with the Balboa
Park Cultural Partnership
a unique collaborative structure comprised of 27 cultural institutions
in Balboa Park.
- As a part of the ongoing relationship
Bernardino Symphony (SBS)
and their organizational growth, GA&A facilitated their annual
Board retreat in the February 2013. GA&A has facilitated 4
annual retreats. The retreat assessed progress on the strategic
plan and outlined revisions for moving the organization forward.
Museum of California (OMCA)
restructured its relationship with the City of Oakland as part
of a larger institutional transformation process. As part of that
process, OMCA engaged GA&A to work closely with the Executive
Director, Board, and staff to create a new 21st century structure.
Work began September 2010 and implementation of the new structure
began in July 2011 with adjustments and work continuing into 2013.
facilitated a strategic planning session for ProVen
Management Inc. to addresses
their business management practices to ensure continued quality
services for their clients.
& Recent Presentations & Sponsorships
Anderson will be a panelist at two sessions “Reflections and
Projections: Perspectives on the Museum Profession” and “Strategic
Human Resources for Museums,” in October 2013 at the Western
Museums Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.
- Gail Anderson will be the featured
speaker at the Cultural
Connections program “Leadership for the 21st Century: Connecting
Vision to Practical Strategies,” in San Francisco, CA in June
Anderson presented new thinking on strategic planning on the
panel Strategic Planning as a Tool for Institutional Development
at the Western Museum
Association Annual Meeting, October 2012 in Palm Springs,
Anderson presented at two breakout sessions during the
2012 Smith Leadership Symposium in Fall 2012. The Symposium
will inspire new ways of thinking about the business of arts,
science, and cultural institutions.