DAYTONA BEACH, FL.- The Museum of Arts & Sciences
Board of Trustees has named the new Executive Director of the Museum. Andrew M. Sandall has accepted the position and will be starting at MOAS on May 1, 2012.
Mr. Sandall comes to the Museum from the Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando, FL, where he served since 2008 as the Assistant Director. Prior to moving to Florida, Mr. Sandall served as the Executive Director of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts and the Friends of the Hermitage, both in New Jersey. In addition, he has served in several curatorial positions throughout the United Kingdom.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Mr. Sandall received his MA in Museum Studies from Leicester University and his BA in Environment, Leisure & Heritage Management from the University College of Ripon and York St. John.
MOAS Board of Trustees President Carol Lively Platig stated, We are extremely pleased to have such an experienced and educated leader to serve as the Executive Director of the Museum of Arts & Sciences and are looking forward to introducing him to our community.
The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida. Located on a 90‐acre Florida nature preserve, the 100,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 objects including the finest collection of American Art in the Southeast, one of the most significant collections of Cuban art outside of Cuba, a Chinese art collection, Florida's prehistoric Giant Ground Sloth, a large Coca Cola© and Americana collection, a rare Napoleonic Collection and the new Visible Storage Building. The MOAS collection also includes a wealth of historic paintings and African artifacts. The Museums auditorium, planetarium, and Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum make for a truly interactive experience.