Pérez Art Museum Miami Names New Chief Development Officer

Douglas C. Evans Will Join PAMM’s Executive Team

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MIAMI – May 15, 2018 – Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has named Douglas C. Evans to the executive team as the museum’s first Chief Development Officer. Evans’ dedication and passion for the arts, along with his developmental leadership experience across the U.S. make him an incredible asset to the museum. A key new position within the organization, Evans will be responsible for overseeing the museum’s fundraising efforts.

"I'm excited to join the team at PAMM during a very dynamic time for the cultural community,” said Evans. “The chance to utilize my years of operational and management experience in not only Miami, but the South Florida region, will benefit the organization overall as we work together to grow PAMM."

Prior to this appointment, Evans was Executive Director of the Stamford Center for the Arts in Stamford, Connecticut. Evans has also served in leadership positions across the United States including most recently the Fashion Scholarship Fund in New York City, President of the Society for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook and Chairman of the World Affairs Council in Palm Beach. He was the Founding President of Classical South Florida, 89.7FM, 90.7FM, 101.9FM in the Palm Beaches and 88.7FM in Naples, Marco Island and Ft. Myers. Evans held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment and President of Broadway China Ventures, a division of the Nederlander Organization charged with opening offices in Beijing and Shanghai and creating a network of 25 theaters nationwide in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao.

In addition to his work with major foundations including the Heinz and Wallace, Evans formerly a registered lobbyist in the state of Connecticut is considered to be a leader in government relations for support of the arts and has successfully secured arts funding from both federal and state government. He is a Founding Director of the Connecticut Arts Alliance, past Governor and member of the Executive Committee of the League of American Theatres and Producers, a Tony Awards Voter, a founding member of the Independent Presenters Network and a former Director of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre. Evans was presented with a Renaissance Award from the Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce Downtown Council for his efforts in working towards the revival of downtown Hartford.

About Pérez Art Museum Miami
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) promotes artistic expression and the exchange of ideas, advancing public knowledge and appreciation of art, architecture and design, and reflecting the diverse community of its pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. A nearly 35-year-old South Florida institution formerly known as Miami Art Museum (MAM), Pérez Art Museum Miami opened a new building, designed by world-renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron, in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park on December 4, 2013. The facility is a state-of-the-art model for sustainable museum design and progressive programming and features 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor program space with flexible galleries; shaded outdoor verandas; a waterfront restaurant and bar; a museum shop; and an education center with a library, media lab, and classroom spaces. For more information, visit pamm.org, find us on Facebook (facebook.com/perezartmuseummiami), or follow us on Instagram/Twitter (@pamm).

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Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Support is provided by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. Additional support is provided by the City of Miami and the Miami OMNI Community Redevelopment Agency (OMNI CRA). Pérez Art Museum Miami is an accessible facility. All contents ©Pérez Art Museum Miami. All rights reserved.
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