Deputy Director and Chief, Public Programming and Learning
Art Gallery of Ontario
Heidi Reitmaier is currently the Executive Director and CEO of the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada. She formerly held the position of Dr. Robert N Mayer Director of Learning and Public Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago for over 5 years. Before this, she was the Curator of Education and Public Programs at the Vancouver Art Gallery. She lived in the UK for over 18 years working as a Curator of Public Programs at Tate Gallery, London and Director of Talks at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. She produced talk radio at the BBC and worked as editor of Make, the magazine of Women’s Art. She has taught critical theory and fine art at Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Portsmouth,Central St Martins University of the Arts and most recently at the School of Art Institute Chicago. She has written for Artforum, Art Monthly, Tate Magazine and Art in America and has published in books and catalogues on the work of Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, Cathy deMonchaux and Anish Kapoor.
Tuesday, May 21
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM