People: Comings and Goings
Sara Loughman to exhibitions manager, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Kris Anderson to executive director, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City.
Stephen Whittington to executive director, National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, Leadville, Colorado.
James Gerhardt to chief advancement officer, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia.
Deborah Lee to director of development, The Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York.
Fionn Meade to senior curator of cross-disciplinary platforms and Isla Leaver-Yap to Bentson Visiting Film Scholar, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.
Lynn McMaster to president and CEO, Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia.
Scott Stulen to curator of audience experience and performance and Tricia Paik to curator of contemporary art, Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Sona Datta to curator of Indian and South Asian art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts.
Jim Richerson to executive director, Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo, Colorado.
Chris Bishko, Edgar De Sola, Olga Milan-Howells, Alfredo Pedroza, Safa Rashtchy and Ann Rockefeller Roberts to board of directors, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco
Amy Scott to chief curator and Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross curator of visual arts, John Collinson to Director, Foundation and Government Grants, Autry National Center of the American West, Los Angeles
Samantha Topol to manager of grants and donor engagement, The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
Kathy Kelsey Foley, director of the Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin, was named a 2014 Fellow of the Wisconsin Academy of Arts, Sciences & Letters. Foley is one of seven 2014 Fellows selected by the academy, an independent, nonprofit organization that brings together people from arts, sciences and letters to highlight the state’s creative work and foster dialogue. The Fellows Program recognizes the top achievers in the state and is the academy’s highest honor.
Martin “Marty” Sullivan, the former director of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, has died at his home in Piney Point, Maryland. He was 70. Throughout his distinguished 35-year museum career, in which he led seven museums or museum organizations, Marty also served 12 years on the Accreditation Commission (including six years as chair), was vice-chair of the AAM board, on which he served 13 years and was a dedicated peer reviewer for AAM’s excellence programs. Internationally, he served with the ICOM-US board and chaired the U.S. State Department’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee, during which he drew the world’s attention to the looting of antiquities associated with the Iraq war. He was also widely respected for his role in the creation of NAGPRA.