Executive Director

Lori Starr, Executive Director of The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Lori Starr

Lori Starr joined The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) as Executive Director in June 2013. Prior to her appointment, she was Executive Director of the Koffler Centre of the Arts, Canada's only multidisciplinary, contemporary Jewish cultural institution offering cutting edge contemporary art exhibitions, music, dance, film, literary, theater, and other programs. Starr also served as Vice President for Culture for the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

Starr also served as Senior Vice President and Museum Director of the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles; Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the J. Paul Getty Trust and J. Paul Getty Museum; and has held key management and education positions in the School of Fine Arts, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

She was also a Rockefeller Fellow in Museum Education and Community Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.


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