Esteemed Director, George S. Bolge, to Retire from Boca Raton Museum of Art on a High Note


BOCA RATON, FL.- Paul W. Carman, President of the Board of Trustees of the Boca Raton Museum of Art, has announced the retirement of George S. Bolge, Executive Director of the Museum, effective June 30, 2011. Carman stated that, in the near future, he will form a committee to begin the search process for Bolge’s successor. Bolge, a decorated Vietnam veteran, began his museum career in South Florida in 1970, when he was hired as Executive Director and, during his tenure, was instrumental in the creation of the new Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale (now known as Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale/Nova Southeastern University.) He served as its chief executive until 1988, and remains Director Emeritus for this Broward-based arts organization, which is regarded as one of the most celebrated museums in South Florida. In 1995, Bolge was hired, once again, to build a major arts institution, this time in Boca Raton. The Boca Rato