The Brooklyn Museum announced today that Anne Pasternak has been named its Shelby White and Leon Levy Director. Pasternak will join the Museum after more than 20 years as the accomplished President and Artistic Director of Creative Time, a non-profit arts organization that has commissioned and presented major public art projects with hundreds of artists throughout New York City, across the United States, and internationally. Pasternak will succeed Arnold L. Lehman, who announced last year his plans to retire in 2015 after 17 years as the Brooklyn Museum’s Director. Pasternak was elected by the Brooklyn Museum’s Board of Trustees today and will assume the directorship on September 1, 2015. Pasternak joins a trio of female leaders of the Brooklyn Museum: Elizabeth A. Sackler, Chair, Board of Trustees; Stephanie Ingrassia, President, Board of Trustees; and, Barbara Knowles Debs, Vice Chair, Board of

Read More: Creative Time’s Anne Pasternak announced as next Director of the Brooklyn Museum