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Helen Toomer To Helm PULSE Art Fair

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Helen Toomer, who had been the director of the Collective Design Fair and, before that, operated the gallery Toomer Labzda on the Lower East Side, will be the new director of the PULSE Contemporary… More ›

Gavin Delahunty Joins Dallas Museum of Art

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The Dallas Art Museum has hired Gavin Delahunty to be its new senior curator of contemporary art, a job he’ll begin in the spring. Delahunty has been the head of exhibitions and displays at Tate… More ›

New Deputy Director For Asian Art Museum

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Dr. Pedro Moura Carvalho, currently chief curator and deputy director at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore, has been named deputy director for art and programs at San Francisco’s Asian Art… More ›

Chrysler Museum Gets a Glass Curator

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On Thursday Norfolk, Virginia’s Chrysler Museum of Art — which is currently closed for renovations and slated for a grand reopening on May 10 — announced that it has hired scholar and… More ›

Newark Museum Hires Steven Kern as New Director

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After a six-month search, the Newark Museum has named Steven Kern as its new director and chief executive officer. Kern comes from the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York where he has been the… More ›

Akron Art Museum’s Senior Curator Leaving

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Ohio’s Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage announced this week that Ellen A. Rudolph will be stepping down as the senior curator of the Akron Art Museum, in order to take on the role of the Maltz’s… More ›

Michael Findlay Joins NYFA Board of Directors

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On Thursday the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) announced that Michael Findlay, director of New York’s Acquavella Galleries, was elected to its board of directors effective immediately…. More ›

National Museum of Qatar Picks a Director

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On Tuesday the Qatar Museums Authority announced that Sheikha Amna bint Abdulaziz bin Jassim al-Thani will be the director of the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), which is on track to open in just… More ›

Eungie Joo Curating Next Sharjah Biennal

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The Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) has tapped Eungie Joo to be the curator of the 12th Sharjah Biennal, which will open in the Dubai-adjacent United Arab Emirate in March 2015. Her proposals focus on… More ›

Jamie Bennett Leaving NEA for ArtPlace

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Jamie Bennett, who is currently the chief of staff and director of public affairs at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), has been appointed executive director of ArtPlace America. Starting on… More ›