National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Matt Collinsworth appointed Director

We are pleased to announce that Matt Collinsworth will be the new Director of the National Music Museum (NMM) at the University of South Dakota (USD), Vermillion. NMM is one of the world's premier collections of musical instruments. Chosen after a nationwide search, Mr. Collinsworth assumed the duties of director on March 11, 2019.

Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Serena Pandos appointed Executive Director and President

We are pleased to announce that Serena Pandos will be the new Executive Director and President of the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA. 

The Museum's Board of Directors unanimously appointed Serena Pandos to be the museum's next President and Executive Director, replacing Carol Gikas who will retire at the end of January after leading LASM for 39 years. Scott Kirkpatrick, President of the Board, said, "We are delighted to announce Serena's appointment and are all thrilled with her energy and enthusiasm for our mission, staff and community. Carol is leaving behind a tremendous legacy. The museum has flourished under her leadership and we are excited for Serena to carry on this excellent work." 

Mystic Museum of Art

Mystic Museum of Art

V. Susan Fisher appointed Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that V. Susan Fisher will be the new Executive Director of the Mystic Museum of Art, CT. 

David Madacsi, the Mystic Museum's Board President, said that, "The appointment by the Board was unanimous," and he continued "We are delighted to announce Susan's appointment. We are impressed with Susan's leadership experience and skill sets and how well they align with the Mystic Museum of Art's goals for its next chapter, and we were all charmed by her energy and enthusiasm for our mission, staff and community."