CINCINNATI, OH.- The Cincinnati Art Museum
Board of Trustees today announced an interim management structure for the Art Museum as it searches for its next Director: David Linnenberg, Chief Administrative Officer, will serve as the institutions Interim Director of the Museum. Cincinnati Art Museum Director, Aaron Betsky, who announced his retirement January 2, 2014, will step down May 1, 2014.
It was important that we establish interim management as we continue our national search for a new Director, said Martha Ragland, President of the Museums Board of Trustees. As Interim Director, Dave Linnenberg will carry out the strategic plan currently in place while managing the day-to-day operations and excellent programs at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Linnenberg joined the Cincinnati Art Museum in 2010 as Deputy Director of Institutional Advancement and was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer in 2012.
The Interim Director will continue the focus of implementing the mission of the Cincinnati Art Museum, which is bringing people and art together.
While Linnenberg serves as Interim Director, the Search Committee of the Board of Trustees will continue the national search to select the Art Museums next Director. In January the Cincinnati Art Museum hired executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates to conduct a national search to replace Aaron Betsky, who served as Director for more than seven years.