WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News

Speed Art Museum gets $18M gift for expansion

The Speed Art Museum has named a new director.

Ghislain D'Humieres, Photo by Shevaun Williams

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Speed Art Museum has named a new director.

The Courier-Journal reports Ghislain D'Humieres will begin in the position on Sept. 3. D'Humieres is currently the director of the Fred Jones Museum of Art in Oklahoma.

He becomes the sixth director for Kentucky's largest art museum, which was founded in 1942 in Louisville.

The facility has a $4 million budget and 43 employees.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 213141051 - wkyt.com/a?a=213141051
Gray Television, Inc.