Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Hammond Harwood Front FacadeThe Hammond-Harwood House Museum in downtown Annapolis is announcing staff changes starting January of 2015. Their Executive Director, Carter Lively, has retired as of December 31, 2014.  Museum trustees have selected Rachel Lovett, Assistant Director/Curator to serve as Site Administrator while the search for Carter’s replacement is underway. Additionally museum trustees have hired Hammond-Harwood House volunteer, Tara Owens, as their new temporary Museum Assistant. Lovett trained at the Harvard Museum Studies Graduate program and most recently served as Executive Director at the Hanover Historical Society in southeastern Massachusetts. Owens has a museum studies graduate degree from George Washington University and has interned at the National Park Service and the National Building Museum. Owens will be working on new membership initiatives, organizing the gift shop, and research for their upcoming exhibition “The Ladies of Influence: 75 Years of the Hammond-Harwood House Museum” opening this June.

The trustees are excited about the new energy Lovett and Owens bring to the museum as they head into the 75th Anniversary season. The museum will be working on a series of new initiatives to engage broader audiences through innovative programs, tours, and the exhibition. To learn more about upcoming events visit their website at www.hammondharwoodhouse.org

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