Charles Venable http://wfpl.org en Speed Museum Says Goodbye to Charles Venable http://wfpl.org/post/speed-museum-says-goodbye-charles-venable <p>Our arts segment on this week's Byline was bittersweet; Charles Venable is leaving Louisville after five years as director of the Speed Art Museum. Meanwhile, the Speed itself will say goodbye for now, as it breaks ground on a $50 million renovation and expansion, starting next weekend. WFPL's Erin Keane spoke with Venable about what's next for him, and the institution he's leaving behind.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 20:07:09 +0000 Laura Ellis 1665 at http://wfpl.org Speed Museum Says Goodbye to Charles Venable Speed's Interim Leadership Announced http://wfpl.org/post/speeds-interim-leadership-announced <p>The Speed Art Museum board of trustees has elected three top Speed leaders to share interim director duties during the museum's executive director search.&nbsp;</p><p>Chief Operating Officer Lisa Resnick, Chief Financial Officer David Knopf and Scott Erbes, the museum's director of collections and exhibitions and curator of decorative arts and design, have been named co-interim directors and will lead the museum during its three-year expansion and renovation project. Resnick will chair the leadership team.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 20:38:10 +0000 Erin Keane 1565 at http://wfpl.org Speed's Interim Leadership Announced Speed Museum Director Leaving for Indianapolis http://wfpl.org/post/speed-museum-director-leaving-indianapolis <p>Director Charles Venable&nbsp;is leaving the Speed Art Museum next month. The Board of Governors of the Indianapolis Museum of Art announced today that Venable&nbsp;has been appointed The Melvin &amp; Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Museum.&nbsp;</p><p>Venable joined the Speed five years ago, leading the museum during the development and funding of a $50 million renovation and expansion project, which will close the museum to the public for three years next month.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 19:17:08 +0000 Erin Keane 1329 at http://wfpl.org Speed Museum Director Leaving for Indianapolis Speed Museum Begins Staff Re-Organization http://wfpl.org/post/speed-museum-begins-staff-re-organization <p>The Speed Art Museum has eliminated eight full-time staff positions. The cuts were made in anticipation of the Speed&rsquo;s $50 million renovation and expansion project, which will close the museum to the public until September 2015.</p><p>The affected positions are spread throughout the museum&rsquo;s divisions and include jobs in visitor experience, collections, facilities, education, IT and security.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 20:24:28 +0000 Erin Keane 565 at http://wfpl.org