Summary

James T. Demetrion, director of the Des Moines Art Center, is selected Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, succeeding founding director Abram Lerner, who leaves in September, 1984.

Subject

  • Demetrion, James
  • Lerner, Abram
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 408.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," February 1984, p. 1.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," April 1984, p. 3.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1984

Topic

  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Art, American
  • Appointments
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Art museum directors
  • Museum directors
  • Art, Modern
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Art Museums
  • Art museum curators

Place

  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)

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