Saturday, 17 December 2016

Smithsonian Museum Director Retires in March


After eight years in office, Johnnetta B. Cole, 80, will from March 2017, steps down as director of Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington D.C.
Johnnetta B. Cole

   Recall that Cole, in 2014 made unfavourable headlines after she opened an exhibition of works from the private collection of family of controversial actor, Bill Cosby. Sadly, the opening of the exhibition titled Conversations coincided with the raging news of the sexual harassment and rape allegations against Cosby.
 According to Washington Post, Cole's exit will create "another senior level opening" at the museum. 

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