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Whitney Museum Promotes Dana Miller and Four Other Staff Members

The Whitney Museum of American Art today announced five curatorial staff promotions. Leading the way: Dana Miller, who has been named the Richard DeMartini Family curator and director of the collection at the Whitney Museum. Curator of the permanent collection at the Whitney since 2009, Miller was part of the team that organized “America Is Hard to See,” the Whitney’s first show at its new building. She’s also coordinating an exhibition focusing on the artist Carmen Herrera that opens next fall.

Meanwhile Jane Panetta’s been named associate curator, while Elisabeth Sherman, Claire Henry, and Laura Phipps are all now assistant curators.

Miller’s serving in a newly endowed position: As Adam D. Weinberg, the museum’s director said, “We are honored to have the DeMartini name associated with this senior curatorial position, and I’m delighted that Dana Miller will inaugurate it.”