The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, March 24, 2018

Frick Art & Historical Center Appoints Two to Management Team
As Director of Finance and Administrative Services, Ms. Chambers’ responsibilities include management of all aspects of the museum’s financial and accounting operations, as well as ensuring the legal soundness of museum operations.

PITTSBURGH, PA.- Frick Art & Historical Center Director Bill Bodine announces the promotion of Christine Chambers to the position of Director of Finance and Administrative Services and the appointment of Bill Nichols to the position of Director of Operations and Visitor Services. Both are newly created senior management-level positions.

As Director of Finance and Administrative Services, Ms. Chambers’ responsibilities include management of all aspects of the museum’s financial and accounting operations, as well as ensuring the legal soundness of museum operations. She also supervises technology and human resources at the Frick, which has a total of 155 full- and part-time employees.

Mr. Nichols will oversee the Frick’s Grounds, Maintenance and Security, and Visitor Services departments, and will be responsible for all operational aspects of the 5-acre physical plant and grounds, which includes The Frick Art Museum; an historic house museum, Clayton, the Pittsburgh home of the Henry Clay Frick family; the Car and Carriage Museum; The Café at the Frick; Lexington Education Center; an administration building; a greenhouse; and the historic Frick children’s playhouse, which houses The Museum Shop and Visitor Center. He will also direct the business operations of visitor amenities, The Café at the Frick and the Museum Shop.

Ms. Chambers was hired as Senior Accountant at the Frick in 1997, and in 1998 was promoted to Controller, the position she held until her recent promotion. A native of New York City, Ms. Chambers attended Carnegie Mellon University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics.

Mr. Nichols, who begins his Frick position on December 1, is relocating from Austin, Texas, where he currently serves as Director of Operations and Facilities at the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA). In that capacity, he has managed the operating infrastructure and facilities of the museum, which encompasses two locations: a Downtown art exhibition and program space, and Laguna Gloria, a historic house and art school located 5 miles away on 12 acres of grounds. Nichols’ responsibilities included security and visitor services for both sites. While at AMOA, he managed the construction of two new art school studios as well as the conversion of an historic gatehouse into an art gallery, café and visitor center, and introduced wireless technology to both primary museum sites. As a member of AMOA’s senior staff, Bill worked collaboratively with other departments to improve the visitor experience, customer service and membership sales.

“I am pleased that Chris and Bill are joining the Frick’s Management Team,” says Bill Bodine. “As our former Controller, Chris brings considerable experience, knowledge and expertise to her new position. And the Frick will benefit from Bill’s 15 years’ experience as a museum professional, with a proven track record of facility and visitor service management at an institution which, like our museum, includes a historic house, multiple buildings, varied collections, and extensive grounds. ”

Frick Art & Historical Center | Bill Bodine | Christine Chambers |

Today's News

November 2, 2010

New Collectors from Russia, India, China and Hong Kong Invigorating Art Auctions

Exhibition of Matisse Drawings and Prints on View at NYU's Maison Française

Philadelphia Museum of Art Presents Major Survey Devoted to Italian Artist Michelangelo Pistoletto

After a Five-Year Absence, Art Institute of Chicago Reinstalls Marc Chagall's America Windows

A Collection of New Works by Pierre Marie Brisson at Franklin Bowles Galleries

British Campaign to Restore Acclaimed Playwright Anton Chekhov House by End-Year

A New Public Gallery: The Royal Parks and the Serpentine Gallery Agree to New Venue

Relics from Admiral Byrd's Ship the City of New York to Sell at Heritage Auctions in Dallas

Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection on View in Valencia

Tel Aviv Museum's Department of Prints and Drawings Presents Cabinet Secrets: Prints by Jim Dine

Twenty Human Skeletons and Fragments of Colonial Ceramic Found by INAH Archaeologists

Carsten Höller Develops New Work "Reindeer Red-Green" for Ernst Schering Foundation

Priska C. Juschka Fine Art Opens Nicky Nodjoumi's Second Solo Show at the Gallery

The World's First Production Motorcycle to Headline Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction

Frick Art & Historical Center Appoints Two to Management Team

UBC Museum of Anthropology Receives $1 Million Gift from O'Brian Family Foundation

Tyler Museum of Art Announces Largest Single Gift in Museums History

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- The Morgan explores the Medieval world's fascinating approach to the passage of time

2.- Experts discover hidden ancient Maya structures in Guatemala

3.- Egyptian archaeologists unveil tomb of Old Kingdom priestess Hetpet

4.- The Speed Art Museum and Italian Ministry reach loan agreement on ancient calyx-krater

5.- Major exhibition features artistic masterpieces from the glorious Church of the Gesù

6.- From Beowulf to Chaucer, the British Library makes 1,000 years of rich literary history freely available online

7.- Truck damages Peru's ancient Nazca lines

8.- Trish Duebber is new Coordinator of Youth Programs at Boca Raton Museum Art School

9.- Exhibition examines the way art, like language, was used to articulate a rhetoric of exclusion

10.- The Dallas Museum of Art announces gift of three major European works

Related Stories

Exhibition Features 70 Images by One of the 19th Century's Most Acclaimed Photographers,

New Tour at the Frick Art & Historical Center: Mourning Customs in the Victorian Era

Exquisite Works at the Frick Illuminate Historic View of Our Country

Exhibition at The Frick Art Museum Showcases Government Art Program

Breton Masterpiece Returns to the Frick Art & Historical Center for Limited Time

Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery on View at Frick Art & Historical Center

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful