Allison Freedman Weisberg

Principal, Round Peg

Allison Freedman Weisberg is the Principal of Round Peg, where she consults and collaborates with colleagues holding one another accountable to change through work and play.  She is the founder of Recess, a nonprofit arts organization that partners with artists to build a more just and equitable creative community.  Allison approaches all of her work through a racial justice lens, working alongside radical thinkers who reimagine an equitable future.  Prior to founding Round Peg and Recess, she worked in the Education Department at the Museum of Modern Art and then at the Whitney Museum of American Art, managing youth and community programs. She has given lectures and presentations at colleges, universities, arts institutions, and museums, and has curated performances for the Brooklyn Academy of Music and The Museum of Modern Art. She has contributed writing to publications ranging from artist books to Art in America.  She is on the advisory board of Art+Feminism, the Board of Van Alen Institute, and she is a Studio Museum Critical Dialogue Partner.  She holds a BA from Wesleyan University, and an MA in Visual Culture Theory from NYU.  Allison lives in Brooklyn with her husband, her two children, and a disgruntled mutt named Edgar.