Renwick Gallery Curator-in-Charge Nicholas Bell Named Senior VP for Curatorial Affairs at Mystic Seaport
Nicholas R. Bell has been named the Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs at Mystic Seaport, The Museum of America and the Sea, in Mystic, Connecticut. This follows an eight-year career as The Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery, where he curated six major exhibitions and led the Renwick's November 2015 relaunch following its two-year renovation.
Steve White, President of Mystic Seaport said, “We are very proud to have a curator of Nicholas's caliber join Mystic Seaport. We believe his deep knowledge of material culture, understanding of the public audience, and demonstrated leadership and creativity will take our collections and exhibitions program to a new level."
For more information about Bell's visionary career at the Renwick and his future at Mystic Seaport, click the link below to read the museum's Press Release.