About

Sarah Cooper organizes creative interdisciplinary museum programs.

Currently, she is the Public Programs Specialist at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, focused on music, performance, film, and artist-driven programs.

From 2006 to 2013, she organized programs at The Museum of Modern Art in New York as part of the PopRally Committee, in addition to serving as the Manager of the Department of Prints & Illustrated Books.

Sarah has held positions at The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the American Museum of Natural History in New York, The Royal Academy of Arts in London, and The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. She completed internships at Tate Modern, the Whitechapel Art Gallery, and Cubitt Artists Gallery in London.

She holds a Master's Degree in Art History from Hunter College. Her thesis, Expanding Experimentalism: Popular Music and Art at the Kitchen in New York City, 1971-1985, explores the creative output of artists' bands at the Kitchen and the relationship between parallel and hybrid popular music and avant-garde performance practices.