Bertha Cea Echenique has served as Executive Coordinator of the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso since 2013. In recent years, she has brought significant exhibitions to Mexico City in collaboration with major international museums, such as Darwin, Museum of Natural History of New York; the Islamic collection, LACMA; and masterpieces from the National Art Museum of China. She gained a position for San Ildefonso on the World Monuments Watch List, and received a grant from Bank of America to clean all the murals by Mexican muralists including Rivera, Orozco and Siqueiros. Cea Echenique has implemented an economic impact study of San Ildefonso and initiated an update of all of its exhibition spaces. Prior to her present position, she served as Senior Cultural Affairs Specialist, responsible for all programs in the arts at the U.S.A. Embassy in Mexico for more than 25 years.
|June 27, 15:20 - 16:35||7th Session – The Economic Impact-Macro Level|