Heidi Zuckerman

Heidi Zuckerman is CEO and Director of the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) and a globally recognized leader in contemporary art.

She is host of the podcast Conversations About Art and author of the Conversation with Artists book series. Appointed in January 2021, Zuckerman is leading OCMA as the institution prepares to open a new home in October 2022 designed by Morphosis Architects under the direction of Pritzker Prize winner Thom Mayne. Zuckerman is the former 14-year CEO and Director of the Aspen Art Museum, where she curated the exhibitions Wade Guyton Peter Fischli David Weiss (2017), Yves Klein David Hammons/David Hammons Yves Klein (2014), Lorna Simpson: Works on Paper (2013), Mark Grotjahn (2012), and Fred Tomaselli (2009).

She has curated more than 200 exhibitions during her career and is the author of numerous books including a widely loved children’s book The Rainbow Hour with artist Amy Adler. Zuckerman earned a BA in European History from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in Art History from Hunter College at CUNY and holds a Harvard Business School Executive Education certification.

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