Pulitzer Foundation Appoints Menil Collection Curator Kristina Van Dyke as New Director

ST. LOUIS, MO.- The Board of Trustees of the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts today announced its unanimous decision to appoint Kristina Van Dyke as Director, following an intensive international search. Ms. Van Dyke, currently the Curator for Collections and Research at The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas, will begin working full-time at the Foundation on November 7. Joining the Pulitzer as it prepares to celebrate its tenth anniversary, she will work closely with Trustees and staff to oversee the exhibitions program, as well as other scholarly, artistic and community-related programming, including the contemporary chamber music series. Ms. Van Dyke succeeds Matthias Waschek, who served as Director of the Foundation for more than seven years. “We are extraordinarily fortunate that Kristina Van Dyke will lead the Foundation…