About this event
In this Corporate Member Briefing, Brian Carter, the executive director of 4Culture, will join us to share how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted arts and culture organizations and how those organizations are addressing the challenges of a re-opening economy.
In addition to engaging in discussion with Brian, participants will also have some time to network with their fellow corporate members.
Please register in advance for this session and contact Sharayah Lane if you have any questions.
Brian J. Carter, Executive Director, 4Culture
As executive director of 4Culture in Seattle, WA, Brian J. Carter serves as chief executive officer, creating and maintaining a clear vision for this cultural funding organization. He oversees the development and implementation of all services, programs and projects that support and advance the organization’s vision, mission and values. Brian acts as the primary liaison to elected officials, community partners, constituents and stakeholders, building effective relationships that promote, support and nurture a culturally healthy King County. Prior to this position, Brian served as director of interpretation at the Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture in Seattle, WA; museum director at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, Oregon; and was a founding staff member of the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle, where he served as deputy director/head curator. Brian graduated with high honors from Stanford University, where he majored in American history with a minor in African and African American studies. He also has a master's degree in museology from the University of Washington. He is the immediate past president of the board of the Association of African American Museums, a member of the American Alliance of Museum’s Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion Task Force and serves on the advisory board of the University of Washington’s Museum Studies Certificate Program.