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Art museum director leaving post

Thursday, April 11, 2019 by Tai Moses

Louis Grachos, who has served as executive director and CEO of the Contemporary Austin since 2013, will be stepping down from his position to take up a new post as executive director of the Palm Springs Art Museum. Margie Rine, currently the museum’s deputy director, will act as interim director until a new leader is found. Said Kathleen Loughlin, president of the museum’s board of trustees, “The Board of Trustees is grateful to Louis for the dedication and enthusiasm he brought to The Contemporary Austin, to its staff, and to the broader arts community over the past seven years. He is leaving the organization stronger than it has ever been.” The board is preparing to launch an international search for a new director and CEO.



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