Alejandra Peña Gutiérrez

About the Speaker

Moderator – Alejandra Peña Gutiérrez is Director of the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota. She has been working for 30 years as a visual arts and museum professional. Her career started in Mexico City where she worked at various museums before she became director of the Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes. She was General Deputy Director of the National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico before she moved to Puerto Rico to work at the Museo de Arte de Ponce, where she was the director from 2013 to 2021. Peña Gutiérrez is a Board Member of ICOM-US, and Co-Chair of their Programming Committee, she is also a member of the Risk Management Standing Committee of ICOM General.