OFBYFOR ALL is a new initiative of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH). We are involving many global partners in its development.

Project staff includes:


Nina Simon

Nina Simon is the Executive Director of the MAH and the founder of OFBYFOR ALL. Talk to Nina about getting involved as a partner or funder of OFBYFOR ALL. 


Lauren Benetua

Lauren Benetua is the MAH's Community Catalyst for OFBYFOR ALL. Talk to Lauren about taking the assessment, upcoming trainings, or other ways to get involved in OFBYFOR ALL.



Shelley Bernstein is the consulting creative technologist for OFBYFOR ALL. Shelley is building digital tools to help you make change and connect with each other.



Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this emerging movement. Our early advisors include:

  • Shelley Bernstein, The Barnes Foundation
  • Robert Blackson, Temple Contemporary
  • Deborah Cullinan, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Hannah Fox, Derby Museums
  • Erica Freudenberger, Southern Adirondack Library System
  • Jeff Gaffney, Santa Cruz County Parks
  • Nate Hill, Metropolitan New York Library Council
  • Elaine Heumann Gurian, cultural consultant
  • David Koren, FIGMENT
  • Peter Linett and Sarah Lee, Slover Linett Audience Strategies
  • Luis Marcelo Mendes, cultural consultant
  • Ellen Moir, New Teacher Center
  • Mike Murawski, Portland Art Museum
  • Susan Nemitz, Santa Cruz Public Libraries
  • Laurel Racine, Lowell National Historical Park (US National Park Service)
  • Scott Roseman, New Leaf Community Markets
  • Aaron Schmidt, Influx
  • Mimosa Shah, Skokie Public Library
  • Beck Tench, University of Washington
  • Craig Vachon, Chowdahead Growth Fund
  • Jasper Visser, VISSCH+STAM
  • Laura Zabel, Springboard for the Arts
  • MAH board members Peter Orr, Laura LaPorte, Carola Barton, Bella Babot, and Ken Doctor