Theresa Carpenter Beames has been elected president of KMAC Museum’s Board of Directors. Beames has been a KMAC Museum board member for 6 years, serving as KMAC Couture Chairperson for two years, and has been an integral part of the museum’s Engagement and Communications committees. In her professional life, Beames is a media producer, writer, director and editor with her company essentialmedia, llc. She is also the creator of WE Conversations, which explores identity, resilience, optimism and “what’s essential”. Beames’ two-year term as board president began July 1, 2020.
KMAC Museum is also pleased to announce the addition of several new members to its Board of Directors: Ryan Berkey, founder and Executive Creative Director at AUTHORS; Clay Cook, photographer and owner of Clay Cook Photography; Vian Sora Hayden, artist and KMAC Triennial: Crown of Rays selectee; Calseia Henson, attorney with Stites & Harbison; Katie Mac Murphy, personal stylist and image consultant; Scott Weinberg, attorney and shareholder with Lynch, Cox, Gillman & Goodman, PSC; and Christopher Yost, architect with GBBN Architects.
New board members were elected by vote of the current board, and will serve a minimum of two years in the role.
KMAC Museum’s current exhibitions, Where Paradise Lay: Art and Southern Sanctuary and Julie Baldyga’s Heavenly People, can be viewed Wednesday-Saturday, 10AM-4PM. Also on view are installations from local artist Jaylin Stewart and author and poet Hannah L. Drake.