The chief educator for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will lead the Roanoke art museum.
Sometimes life bears out the adage that he who pays the piper calls the tune. Such is the case with the choice of a new executive director for the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke. And happily so.
Board Chairman Nick Taubman and Vice Chairman Heywood Fralin, the museum’s major benefactors, may have discovered its most important treasure to date: a director who can bring together artists, art sophisticates and the general public to collaborate in making the Taubman “a sort of ‘town hall’ for the arts,” as it defines itself on its website.