Dallas Museum of Art Announces New Trustees and Re-Elects Officers

Dallas, TX, June 2, 2017 – The Dallas Museum of Art is pleased to announce the election of the following nine trustees to serve on its Board for a three-year term:  Claire Dewar, Timothy C. Headington, Shelly Hoglund Dee, Jun Il Kwun, Thomas Hartland Mackie, Nancy O’Boyle, Toby Purdy, Gowri Sharma, and Nancy Shutt. The Committee on Trustees was chaired by A. Shonn Brown.

In addition, the Museum announced the return of trustees J. Patrick Collins, John W. Dayton, Rusty Duvall, David J. Haemisegger, Lee Hobson, Gene Jones, Susan Byrne Montgomery, Margot B. Perot, and Greg A. Venker to its Board.

The existing team of officers was elected for a second term. The DMA Board of Trustees Officers include Catherine Marcus Rose as President, Melissa Foster Fetter as Chairman, A. Shonn Brown as Vice President, Xuan-Thao Nguyen as Secretary, and Susan Byrne Montgomery as Treasurer.

Those members who, with the Museum’s great thanks for their service, completed their elected terms at the final Board Meeting of the season include: Kim J. Askew, S. Roger Horchow, Barbara Thomas Lemmon, Deedie P. Rose, Gay Ferguson Solomon, David F. Sutherland, and Sharon Young.

The Museum is grateful to these men and women who have and continue to donate their time, expertise, resources, and passion for the Dallas Museum of Art.

About the Dallas Museum of Art
Established in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is among the 10 largest art museums in the country and is distinguished by its commitment to research, innovation and public engagement. At the heart of the Museum and its programs is its global collection, which encompasses more than 23,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures. Located in the nation’s largest arts district, the Museum acts as a catalyst for community creativity, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds with a diverse spectrum of programming, from exhibitions and lectures to concerts, literary events, and dramatic and dance presentations. Since the Museum’s return to free general admission in 2013, the DMA has welcomed more than two and a half million visitors. For more information, visit www.DMA.org.

The Dallas Museum of Art is supported, in part, by the generosity of DMA Members and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.