Arts Leadership Award Program

Jean Marie Durant

Representing Alameda County Supervisorial District Three —

Jean Marie Durant of Oakland, is the Board President of Oakland Art Murmur, a volunteer run, nonprofit, arts organization that supports Oakland artists and art spaces by connecting the public to the art of Oakland. Jean works to generate and maintain local and national public awareness of Oakland’s art community by hosting and sponsoring events such as Oakland Art & Soul, Oakland Pride, First Friday Art Walk, Saturday Stroll, and Art Route Oakland. Jean continues to develop new partnerships and programs to help ensure the arts an important part of Oakland and Alameda County’s community and economy.