Park City Museum announces longtime director Sandra Morrison will no longer lead the nonprofit
The Park City Museum’s board of trustees announced on Friday that Sandra Morrison, the museum’s executive director for longer than two decades, will no longer lead the nonprofit.
Morrison began leading the museum in 1998 and guided it through a $9 million renovation and reconstruction of its current building at 528 Main St. She also oversaw the museum’s stewardship of the historic Glenwood Cemetery, the establishment of the Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History preservation committee and the construction and operation of the Education and Collections Center that opened in 2017 on Sidewinder Drive.
“The Museum thanks Ms. Morrison for her many years of dedicated service and wishes her the very best in her future endeavors,” the board said in a press release.
The board did not provide a reason for Morrison’s departure. Neither Morrison nor Paige Anderson, the president of the board of trustees, were available for comment.
Andrew Cohen, board chair of the Egyptian Theatre and a volunteer DJ at KPCW, was appointed interim executive director. He will be tasked with guiding the museum’s continued growth that lasted 22 years under Morrison’s leadership, Anderson said in the release.
“Andrew’s experience, skills and infectious energy will be invaluable to the Museum as we continue to preserve, protect and promote our rich history in the face of the continued growth of the Park City community,” she said.
Cohen indicated that he is excited to lead the museum.
“The museum has an outstanding legacy of history preservation, exhibits, educational programs and advocacy,” he said in the release. “It is one of Park City’s cultural treasures. I love the mission of the organization and look forward to meeting our members, guests, volunteers and donors as they visit our Museum. This is a great honor and I appreciate the opportunity to serve.”
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