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Crystal Bridges Names New Curators

Crystal Bridges Names New Curators
From left, Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood make the move from assistant curator to curator while Mindy Besaw, curator of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Whitney Western Art Museum in Cody, Wyoming, will join Crystal Bridges in the fall.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced the promotion of two staff members to curator and the hiring of a third curator. Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood, assistant curators at the Bentonville museum, have been promoted, and Mindy Besaw, curator of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Whitney Western Art Museum in Cody, Wyoming, will join the museum in the fall.
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Terri Trotter Leaving Walton Arts Center

Terri Trotter, the chief operating officer at Walton Arts Center, said she is stepping down from her position to become executive director and chief executive officer at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Sun Valley, Idaho. Trotter's resignation is effective Aug. 22.
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Organizers Gearing Up for First Fort Smith Marathon

The course will begin and end downtown, winding through several city streets in between. The idea has been floating around for several years but organizer Jeremy Smith says it's recently gained more support from city leaders and the mayor.
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