The Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, announced today that Anne Brennan has been appointed Director of the Museum effective immediately. Brennan has been serving as Acting Director of the Museum since Deborah Velders’ departure in February to take the position of Deputy Director of Asia Society Texas in Houston. Board Chair Frances Goodman stated that the board conducted an extensive search over the last 6 months and that after much due diligence, Brennan was chosen as the best candidate to lead the Cameron Art Museum in its mission to provide quality exhibitions, public programming and arts education for the community.
In addition to serving as Acting Director at the Cameron Art Museum, Brennan has also served as Assistant Director and as Curator. Additionally, she served as Curator and Registrar of Collections at the St. John’s Museum of Art from 1990 to 2005. Brennan has been a Fellow of the A+ Schools Program of the NC Arts Council since 2007 and holds a Master of Fine Arts from Eastern Carolina University.
The Cameron Art Museum presents 6-8 changing exhibitions annually; ongoing family and children’s programs; The Museum School’s adult education; a unique program of tours for Alzheimer’s patients and their caretakers; interdisciplinary programs (lectures, music, films, literature, dance); Healthy Living Classes and ongoing workshops and classes in ceramics at the Clay Studio with resident master artist Hiroshi Sueyoshi.
For more information about the museum, please call 910/395-5999 or visit (www.cameronartmuseum.com).