The Lab, the experimental art space on 16th and Capp streets, will be having new leadership on August 1. Dena Beard will become the executive director of the art space located also in the Redstone Building, also known as the labor temple.
The former assistant curator at the Berkeley Art Museum has already been proving that she is a great fit for the job required at The Lab:
A year ago, Beard secured pro-bono services from a team of lawyers to free the organization from its debt to the IRS and to arrange a feasible repayment plan. She has also laid the groundwork to confront the financial challenges ahead with careful planning and a bevy of allies, including many of the artists historically invested in the organization. Alan Millar, one of the LAB’s founding artists, is returning as board president this year. Read more via KQED.