Minneapolis, 24 February 2012, Art Media Agency (AMA).
The Minneapolis Museum of Russian Art has announced the appointment of its new director. Christopher P. DiCarlo will take over from Brad Shinkle, who is to retire, on the 5 March of this year.
This will be the first time that Christopher P. DiCarlo has been the head of a cultural institution. Up until now, he has only ever directed not-for-profit organisations, including United Way and Ignitus Worldwide. He made the following in a statement on the museum’s website: “I couldn’t be more excited to join the team at TMORA and I very much appreciate the confidence that the Board has placed in me to lead us into the future.”
DiCarlo has a degree in History of Art from Dartmouth University, as well as an MBA and MPP from the University of Chicago.