Amon Carter Museum of American Art Announces Dr. Ron Tyler’s Retirement as Director

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FORT WORTH, TX.- The Amon Carter Museum of American Art Board of Trustees announced the retirement of Dr. Ron Tyler as director of the museum. Tyler will serve as director until April 1, 2011; the board and museum management are currently working on a succession plan. “During Ron’s tenure, we have seen our collection grow through valuable acquisitions of American art,” said Ruth Carter Stevenson, president of the board. “Our educational programs and online offerings have also exponentially expanded, and we have undergone extensive renovation and updating of the physical facilities. As we move into our 50th anniversary, the museum is positioned as a leader among art museums. Dr. Tyler has left a tangible legacy, and we are grateful for his leadership and vision.” In retirement, Tyler plans to resume scholarly work, devoting more time to his lifelong