Kristian Anderson Appointed Executive Director of Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Kristian Anderson has been named executive director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Anderson most recently acted as director of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, a national organization that specializes in education and advocacy for museums. He has also run contemporary art spaces at the University of Washington and the University of Colorado. Said interim director Maggie Willis: “Kristian is just what the museum needs to move forward in its path of excellence. He is a true visionary, an accomplished director and administrator, and is committed to the success of the museum and contemporary art in this region. He comes with great praise, nationally, and we are incredibly fortunate to welcome him into the community.”