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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Hires Rachel Adams as Chief Curator and Director of Programs

Rachel Adams.

COURTESY BEMIS CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, has tapped Rachel Adams as its news chief curator and director of programs.

Previously senior curator of exhibitions with the University at Buffalo’s Art Galleries, Adams said in a statement, “I have admired Bemis from afar for many years and I look forward to advancing its artist-centric programs to the next level, alongside Bemis’s dedicated staff, artists-in-residence, visiting artists, and the supportive community of Omaha.”

While at the museum, Adams will oversee its exhibition program, which involves six to nine shows a year.

Chris Cook, the executive director of the Bemis, said in a release, “After a highly competitive international search, Rachel’s philosophical approach to working with artists, vast experience organizing exhibitions and involving community, and inspiring energy made her the perfect candidate for our organization’s culture and aspirational future.”

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