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Summary

  • Roslyn Walker is named the new Director of the National Museum of African Art by Secretary Heyman. Walker is a senior curator at the NMAfA and will replace Sylvia Williams who died in February 1996.
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Subject

  • Heyman, Ira Michael 5/30/1930-11/19/2011
  • Walker, Roslyn A
  • Williams, Sylvia H
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," February 1997, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

January 15, 1997

Topic

  • Art muesums
  • Art museum curators
  • Art museum directors

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