DIA Announces New Director

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Salvador Salort-Pons and Gene Gargaro at the announcement

The Detroit Institute of Arts has selected a replacement for former president and CEO Graham Beal. The museum’s board of directors has appointed Salvador Salort-Pons to the position. He’s the museum’s current director of collection strategies and information. Salort-Pons also serves as the Elizabeth and Allan Shelden Curator of European Paintings at the DIA. He spoke with WDET’s Marissa Gawel about what he hopes to do in his new role.

Listen to their conversation by clicking the PLAY button above.


Salort-Pons officially begins his new job at the museum on October 15th.

Image credit: Marissa Gawel/WDET

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Marissa Gawel

Associate News Producer

Fan of road trips and roasted vegetables. Currently reports from WDET’s newsroom.

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