Taking Down the Hedges

By     Jul 12, 2015
Director, The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

Hope McMath

CC Erin Murphy via Flickr

CC Erin Murphy via Flickr

Respect. Access. Inclusion. Transparency. Authenticity. These are the values held deeply by Hope McMath, Executive Director of the Cummer Museum of Art + Gardens.

McMath shares how these values are part of the decisions she makes both internally at the museum, through hiring and organizational culture, as well as externally in the community. She tells the story of literally taking down the hedges that surround the museum and what physical and symbolic meaning a row of bushes can have.