Indianapolis museum president resigns after ‘white art’ job listing

Indianapolis museum president resigns after ‘white art’ job listing


The president of the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields has resigned after the institution posted a job listing seeking a new head who would maintain the museum’s “traditional, core, white art audience,” according to a report.

“We are sorry. We have made mistakes. We have let you down,” the museum board said in a statement, The Indianapolis Star reported.

“We are ashamed of Newfields’ leadership and of ourselves. We have ignored, excluded, and disappointed members of our community and staff. We pledge to do better. For those expressing outrage and frustration—we are listening,” it added.

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The Board of Trustees and the Board of Governors — which posted the statement to the Newfields’ website Wednesday — thanked Charles Venable for his service and said his resignation was necessary for the museum to meet the community’s needs.

“I’m not able to talk right now,” Venable told the news outlet after resigning, adding that he would not be able to talk

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