John McKinnon, New Executive Director of Elmhurst Art Museum

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The Elmhurst Art Museum announced today that John McKinnon has been hired as the new executive director. McKinnon comes to the institution from the Society for Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.

“The Elmhurst Art Museum is building on the momentum of its recent growth and upcoming renovations,” board president Joann Callahan said. “John has already shown great insight into the unique potential of the McCormick House, our contemporary programming, and education initiatives. He is poised to lead the organization to new levels of artistic excellence and service to our community.”

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