New Orleans Museum of Art appoints new Director of Interpretation and Audience Engagement

NEW ORLEANS, LA.- Susan Taylor, the Montine McDaniel Freeman Director at the New Orleans Museum of Art, announced today the appointment of Allison Reid as Director of the Department of Interpretation and Audience Engagement. Previously the Vice President for Collections & Programs at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee, Reid comes to NOMA with nearly 15 years of museum experience and a strong hands-on, visitor-focused philosophy toward exhibitions and programming. “Allison has a creative energy and holistic approach to shaping the visitor experience, spearheading innovative initiatives that engage a broad and diverse audience—a mission that is central to NOMA’s program,” says Taylor. “Her proven track record of accomplishments, natural leadership skills, and dynamic vision will be tremendous assets to our recently launched Department of Interpretation