SUNDAY, MARCH 22ND, 2015 12:30PM
Gallery Walk Through with Maureen Bourbin, Co-Curator of
Under Cover: Liturgical Garb as Investment in Mystery
More Information about Ms. Bourbin:
Maureen Bourbin has an M.A. in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University. She is a Curator and specializes in researching the symbolism in Spanish colonial devotional artwork. She lectured on the subject for the Osher Lifetime Learning Institute at Santa Clara University (2011). Maureen curated the exhibition The Saints of Mission Santa Clara: Discovering the Meaning Behind the Art at the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University (2010), was the co-creator of The Society of California Pioneers exhibition Incompletely Visible: the Legacy of the Bay Area Missions (2009), and worked as a consultant for the Oakland Museum’s exhibition Splendors of Faith/Scars of Conquest: The Arts of the Missions of Northern New Spain, 1600-1821 (2011). Maureen has curated numerous exhibits including Hornet: Reflection Through Time (2013), and WWI 1914-1918: A Retrospective (2014) at the USS Hornet Museum, the 41st Taiwan International Children’s Painting Exhibition (October 2011) at the Children’s Creativity Museum (formerly Zeum), and The Magic City: Treasures From San Francisco’s Golden Gate International Exposition 1939-1940 at the San Francisco Main Library (March 2012).
Maureen was the Curator and Director of Exhibits at the USS Hornet Museum (2013-2014). She works as an independent museum contractor, and currently serves as the Administrative Director of the Board of the Museum Studies Special Interest Group at San Francisco State University, and is a member of the Board of the California Mission Studies Association. She previously served on the Board of the Treasure Island Museum Association (2009-2012).