Get exclusive insight into the collection of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation with the Director of the Foundation, Billie Milam Weisman, and Laguna Art Museum’s Curatorial Fellow, Rochelle Steiner. Join Weisman & Steiner as they engage the exhibiting artists in discussions about the artworks selected which represent a cross section of the Frederick R. Weisman collection and demonstrate a diverse array of the artistic approaches, materials, and techniques that Southern California-based artists have deployed over the past half century.
Advance tickets recommended.
Museum members: $20
Billie Milam Weisman
Billie Milam Weisman is the Director and President of the Frederick R. Weisman Art and Philanthropic Foundations. She was born in Minnesota and raised in Los Angeles, as was her late husband, Frederick R. Weisman. For over nine years during Mr. Weisman’s lifetime, Billie worked closely together with her husband to acquire works for the Frederick R. Weisman collections, as well as to foster and expand the activities of the Foundations. Today, she continues to carry on the legacy of her husband’s art and philanthropic endeavors.
Billie received her Masters of Arts degree in Art History with honors at the University of California Los Angeles, followed by a post-graduate internship in art conservation at the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University. She was Senior Art Conservator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, as well as Conservator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Getty Museum. In addition, she had her own art conservation and consulting business. She has traveled internationally with exhibitions and lectured in conjunction with exhibitions and professional meetings.
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