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Milwaukee Art Museum Adds Abby Ashley as Chief Development Officer

Abby Ashley.

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The Milwaukee Art Museum has tapped Abby Ashley as its new chief development officer. Ashley joins the museum on July 8, coming from Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she is currently director of development.

Milwaukee Art Museum director Marcelle Polednik said in a release, “Abby is a rising star in the museum development world with a broad range of accomplishments, and we are extremely lucky to have her as a part of the museum’s leadership team.”

At the Norton, Ashley spearheaded a $110 million capital campaign. Prior to her role there, she worked in the development department with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. 

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