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Worcester Art Museum Receives $4 Million Gift to Endow Directorship

The Worcester Art Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts, has received a gift of $4 million from the Myles & C. Jean McDonough Foundation—on behalf of C. Jean McDonough—to endow its position of director. As a long-standing supporter of the museum, Jean McDonough’s gift to the museum is among a series of donations totaling $15.25 million being made by the foundation to cultural institutions throughout Worcester and central Massachusetts. The current director of the museum is Matthias Waschek, who will now officially be known as the C. Jean and Myles McDonough director of the institution.