Executive Director

Hannah E. Weisman

Hannah E. Weisman is the first executive director of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley after having served as the Boston Athenaeum’s inaugural director of education for more than seven years. Weisman has worked in cultural organizations throughout the northeast, primarily in museum education, for more than twenty years. She earned a master’s degree in museum studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program and a bachelor’s degree in German studies and Holocaust studies from Mount Holyoke College. She currently co-chairs the development committee and sits on the board of directors for SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston, Massachusetts. When she’s not working, Weisman can usually be found attending theater, hiking, or playing Taijiquan.


Hannah Weisman