Take a look at what happens behind the scenes at the Museum and what informs and inspires the team responsible for bringing its exhibitions and programs to life.

Blog posts:

  •    Ian Driver     Interim General Manager     The Performing Arts Center     Purchase College, SUNY

    backstory: Across the Arts

    From the desk of the new Interim General Manager of The Performing Arts Center
  • Steve Jordan on tour with the Rolling Stones in Pittsburgh, PA (October 2021).

    backstory: the beat of the drum

    So… here’s what I’ve been up to this week. I got to see the Rolling Stones Monday night in Pittsburgh. First time. They were amazing, not just for their age. For any age! But here’s why I went.
  • Fly Space

    backstory: fly spaces and arbors

    Last time I wrote to you about my work as the Interim Managing Director of The Performing Arts Center at Purchase, I wrote about some of the similarities I was seeing between the PAC and the museum.
  • Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Standing Youth, 1913, Cast stone, 7? 8? x 33 1/2? x 26 3/4? Gift of Abby Aldri...

    backstory: Scale

    Running survey classes in art history, which I used to do a lot, means that you often teach about objects that you’ve never seen in real life.