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Arkansas Arts Center's chief accepts N.C. job; exit comes as museum in Little Rock plans $70M face-lift

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Photographs by John Sykes Jr.

Arts Center Executive Director Todd Herman is shown in this 2016 file photo.

Arkansas Arts Center Executive Director Todd Herman informed staff members Wednesday that he has accepted a job in North Carolina, creating a leadership vacancy at a pivotal moment for the downtown Little Rock museum.

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Annegret Atkinson of Hot Springs interacts Wednesday with Pressure, by artist Dusty Mitchell, at the Delta Exhibition at the ... + Enlarge

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Expansion and renovation plans for the Arkansas Arts Center include this covered walkway linking a new north-facing entrance ... + Enlarge

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Asiseeit says...

A couple of clarifications needed in the article.

First, the Arts Center is over 50 years old. It officially opened its doors in May 1963, but was chartered by the City in 1960. That makes its age 58 years, not 50 as as the article states.

In those 58 years, there have actually been seven directors, not three. The first four were in fairly quick succession.

Posted 12 July 2018, 6:25 a.m. Suggest removal

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