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New BMA Director Christopher Bedford Brings Social Justice Ethos To The Job

May 4, 2016

Christopher Bedford, Baltimore Museum of Art's next director.
Credit Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art has named its next director. On Monday night, the Board of the BMA announced that Christopher Bedford will take the reins of the internationally acclaimed museum, which celebrated its 100th anniversary two years ago. Mr. Bedford is currently the director of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, outside of Boston. On August 1st, he will become the 10th director of the BMA, succeeding Doreen Bolger, who retired last year. Christopher Bedford joins us this morning on the phone from New York City.