Johanna Pope joined Mingei International Museum’s staff in 2008, as the Museum’s Education and Curatorial Assistant, and since then has been promoted to her current role as the Museum’s Education and Outreach Manager. Johanna has her BA in Art History from San Francisco State University, and comes to Museum after working at the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego and the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York City.
As the Museum’s Education and Outreach Manager, Johanna develops and implements all exhibition-related programs and workshops, and provides direct training and project planning to 50 docents. She writes Museum-based curriculum for educators, oversees three outreach programs and in reach activities, manages the visitor tour program and develops content for in-gallery exhibition-based educational interpretation.
Johanna also serves on the Steering Committee for the Rising Art Leaders of San Diego through the San Diego Foundation.