Frederic Remington Art Museum Announces Appointment of Maggie McKenna as New Executive Director
The Frederic Remington Art Museum is delighted to announce the appointment of Maggie McKenna as its new Executive Director. Maggie brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in strategic planning, community engagement, fundraising, grant writing, program planning, and staff management, making her the ideal candidate to lead the Museum into its second century.
Maggie's previous role as the Executive Director of SLC Arts has been transformative, as she successfully steered the organization from a state of near collapse to becoming a prominent arts institution in our region over the past five years. Her dedication, vision, and leadership have invigorated the local arts community and ensured the sustainability of the organization.
Under Maggie's guidance, SLC Arts flourished through innovative programming, robust fundraising efforts, and a strategic vision that revitalized the organization's mission. Her commitment to the arts and dedication to fostering a sense of community align perfectly with the values held by the Frederic Remington Art Museum.
"We are thrilled to welcome Maggie McKenna as the new Executive Director of the Frederic Remington Art Museum," said Douglas McDonald, President of the Museum's Board of Trustees. "Maggie's remarkable accomplishments at SLC Arts and her unwavering commitment to the arts make her the perfect leader to steer the Frederic Remington Art Museum into its next century. We eagerly anticipate the innovative direction she will bring to our Museum."
Maggie McKenna expressed her excitement about joining the Frederic Remington Art Museum, stating, "I am truly honored to become a part of the Frederic Remington Art Museum, an institution with a rich history and an extraordinary legacy. I look forward to working closely with the Board, staff, and the Ogdensburg and North Country community to build upon the remarkable foundation laid over the past century. Together, we will create a new vision for the Museum that preserves its heritage while advancing its mission in a way that resonates with today's audiences."
The Frederic Remington Art Museum expands and deepens appreciation and understanding of Remington’s work by engaging contemporary audiences and keeping his legacy relevant. As the Museum enters its second century, the Board is confident that Maggie will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of this beloved institution.
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