Crocker Welcomes New Deputy Director to Museum Staff
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2009 – Sacramento, Calif. – The Crocker Art Museum recently appointed Randy Roberts as Deputy Director. As Deputy Director, Roberts will be a part of the Crocker’s senior management team and provide strategic leadership for managers of the education, marketing and development departments. She will also work closely with the director to prepare staff and operations to move into an expanded facility, scheduled to open to the public on October 10, 2010. Roberts brings 25 years of museum experience in management, education, visitor services and marketing. Most recently, she served as manager of the Visitor Studies Association, an international professional organization focusing on all facets of the visitor experience in museums and other cultural institutions. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in leadership and change through Antioch University. “Randy’s many years of experience in museum leadership will be a great asset to the Museum as we prepare to open the New Crocker,” said Lial A. Jones, Director, Crocker Art Museum. The Crocker Art Museum was established in 1885 and continues as the leading art institution for the California Capital Region and Central Valley. The Museum offers a diverse spectrum of special exhibitions, events and programs to augment its collections of California, European and Asian artworks. The Crocker is located at 216 O Street in Downtown Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday; 1st & 3rd Thursdays until 9 p.m. Free admission on Sundays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. is made possible through the support of Bank of America. For more information on exhibits and events call (916) 808-7000 or visit crockerartmuseum.org.
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