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The Phillips Collection Announces New Director of Community Engagement, Nehemiah Dixon III

The Phillips Collection Announces New Director of Community Engagement, Nehemiah Dixon III

Meet the new Director of Community Engagement Nehemiah Dixon III. Nehemiah is excited to craft a robust community engagement plan at Phillips@THEARC (where he has been part of the advisory committee since its inception) and beyond.

Tell us about yourself!
I am a native Washingtonian and proud graduate of the School Without Walls, Senior High School located on the campus of the George Washington University.

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National Gallery of Art Announces New Dean of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

National Gallery of Art Announces New Dean of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

The National Gallery of Art announced today the appointment of Steven Nelson as Dean of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA). Nelson is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Professor at CASVA (2018–2020), on leave from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he is professor of African and African American art history and director of the UCLA African Studies Center. Nelson will become CASVA’s third dean since its founding in 1979 and will succeed Elizabeth Cropper, who will retire in late May 2020. Nelson will begin his tenure in July.

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