Daily Archive: February 20, 2021

Norissa Bailey To Join Art Institute Of Chicago As Senior Vice President People And Culture

Norissa Bailey To Join Art Institute Of Chicago As Senior Vice President People And Culture

The Art Institute announced today that the museum has appointed Norissa Bailey as senior vice president, People and Culture.

Bailey joins the Art Institute from Navy Pier, where she served as vice president, People and Culture, since 2019 and directed the human resources team since 2014.At Navy Pier, Bailey proved a thought leader, evolving organizational culture grounded in values of excellence, inclusion, integrity, and stewardship. She transformed the employee experience and made Navy Pier an employer of choice. Her focus included initiatives such as emphasizing leadership and management accountability through employee learning and development; promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion; and

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Racism and Sexism Accusations Torpedo the Indianapolis Museum of Art

The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) is in the news, and not for one of its many glories. It’s one of the country’s great museums, and Indiana’s biggest, with a lovely collection, distinguished buildings, and renowned horticultural gardens. It stepped into radioactive doo-doo over . . . what else but race! And the mess claimed the scalp of the CEO. Charles Venable, the CEO since 2012, got the push. “We are ashamed,” the board of trustees said in a statement. “We have ignored, excluded, and disappointed members of our community and staff.”

The board plans to hire an independent

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Simon Doonan Pens Keith Haring Biography

Keith Haring was an idealistic, miraculous and astonishing innovator, according to Simon Doonan, writer, fashion industry darling and author of “Keith Haring (Lives of the Artist).”

Releasing on Feb. 23, “Keith Haring” is a brief look at the life and times and career of the young artist, who helped shift culture in New York City in the 1980s. Doonan highlights the artist’s upbringing and move to New York City, humble beginnings hosting shows at Club 57 and pivotal moments such as painting a mural on the Berlin Wall, which is the back cover of the book.

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