Barbara Kraft Communications and Public Relations

Established in 1989, Barbara Kraft Communications and Public Relations specialize in publicizing and promoting the visual and performing arts, architecture, design and literary projects.

Over the years BKCPR has publicized projects for major organizations throughout the United States, including the Wende Museum-20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall 2009, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Lannan Foundation, New York University Child Center Study, Otis College of Art and Design, and Opera Omaha, NE, among others.

We are a Los Angeles based communications and public relations firm specializing in the visual and performing arts, architecture, design and literary projects.  Barbara Kraft, a former journalist for Time magazine and contributor to USA Today, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Daily News, LA Weekly, People, Architectural Digestand Angeles, is a seasoned writer intimately conversant with the needs of the media. Barbara Kraft is also an independent radio producer and writer.

Prior to opening her firm in 1989,  Barbara  Kraft was Director of Communications at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles where her responsibilities included the strategic planning and implementation of MOCA’s media campaign for the 1986 opening of the museum’s new building on Bunker Hill designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki.  Over 800 art and architecture critics from around the world, as well as members of the general press, attended the three-day opening events.

Barbara Kraft Communications and Public Relations received the 2000 Gold Award for Excellence in Marketing and Publications, University Continuing Education Association, Washington DC. Barbara Kraft is on the Board of Advisors for the Marilyn Horne Foundation (New York) and a registered reader/scholar at the Huntington Library, San Marino. She has a PhD in literature from International College and a BA from UCLA.