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Outgoing Menil Director Discusses Tenure, Museum’s Future

After 12 years as director of The Menil Collection, Josef Helfenstein is putting in his last day today (Dec. 14, 2015). He’s overseen several improvements on the campus, and the attendance has doubled under his tenure. He joined News 88.7 Arts and Culture Reporter Amy Bishop to chat about his fondest memories at the museum – and the […]

After 12 years as director of The Menil Collection, Josef Helfenstein is putting in his last day today (Dec. 14, 2015). He’s overseen several improvements on the campus, and the attendance has doubled under his tenure.

He joined News 88.7 Arts and Culture Reporter Amy Bishop to chat about his fondest memories at the museum – and the next chapter in his career.

MORE: Menil Director Helfenstein Accepts Post in Switzerland (Houston Chronicle, June 30, 2015)

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