Bill Adair

Independent arts and culture consultant

Bill Adair is currently a Philadelphia-based independent arts and culture consultant. For twelve years prior, he was program director at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage of the Pew Charitable Trusts. 

He has over two decades of experience as a practicing museum curator and educator, most recently at the Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia, where he began an artist-in-residence program, commissioned several new media projects, and produced a range of educational and public programs.

Bill has a BA in history from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in cultural planning and policy from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is co-editor of the book “Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User Generated World” (Left Coast Press, 2012).