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Lisa Hardy

Lisa Hardy

Public Relations & Digital Marketing Associate
Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA)

Lisa Hardy is the Public Relations & Digital Marketing Associate with Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) in Cedar City, UT, and is currently pursuing an MFA in Arts Administration from Southern Utah University.

A native of Flagstaff, Arizona, she now considers Wisconsin her home. Lisa attended Northern Arizona University and majored in Theatre Education and minored in Studio Art.

After her undergraduate work, Lisa worked in both the private and public sectors in a variety of roles but never forgot her love of the arts and returned to school to pursue an MFA. A lover of all things outside, Lisa can often be found hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and most recently sailing with her husband Craig and dog Maggie.


Lisa Hardy will be speaking at the MuseumNext Digital Summit 2024:

The 3 P’s of Podcasting: Priorities, People, Packaging

The popularity of podcasting has grown significantly over the past 10 years. As reported by the Pew Research Center, 42% of Americans have listened to a podcast in the past month. This platform presents new opportunities for museums to engage and connect with audiences. The Southern Utah Museum of Art has utilized their podcast, ‘Observations and Conversations’, to provide supplemental content to their exhibitions, bring multidisciplinary experts together to discuss art, and showcase staff achievements and projects. This presentation will provide practical tips and tricks for building a podcast from the ground up.

Lisa Hardy