St. Louis Art Museum’s director, Brent R. Benjamin, to retire next year

Brent Benjamin, director of the St. Louis Art Museum, poses in the museum’s new addition on Monday, June 17, 2013. Photo by Christian Gooden, Christian Gooden Brent R. Benjamin, who has directed the St. Louis Art Museum for 20 years, will retire next year, he announced Monday.

Benjamin, 61, told the museum’s trustees and commissioners during a Zoom meeting his plans to leave in mid-2021 .

“Brent has led the St. Louis Art Museum through two of the most successful decades in our 140-plus year history,” Charles Lowenhaupt, president of the museum’s Board of Commissioners, said in a news release. […]


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