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03 Aug 2018

Introducing Incoming Director Jason T. Busch

Jason T. Busch will become director of the museum beginning September 10, 2018. Busch has been deputy director of the Saint Louis Art Museum, and, most recently, director of Jason Jacques Gallery in New York, a leading gallery of design and ceramic art. Busch’s prior museum positions include serving as curator of decorative arts at both the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and curator of decorative art and chief curator at Carnegie Museum of Art. He was division director for decorative arts at Sotheby’s, and he is an academic member of the American Folk Art Society. Board president Monty Blanchard notes, “We are excited to have someone of Jason’s proven strengths and experience join us to lead the museum into our seventh decade.” Welcome, Jason!