NEW YORK—The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) announced that Janet Landay was appointed to serve as its executive director, effective Feb. 23. Landay replaces Millicent Gaudieri, who has served as executive director for the past 35 years.
Landay was previously a development associate at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. Prior to that she was director of exhibitions and programs at the American Federation of Arts. Landay also served as curator of exhibitions and assistant to the director at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from 1990 to 2003.