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Motion picture academy museum names Kerry Brougher as director
Motion picture academy museum names Kerry Brougher as director

Kerry Brougher, a veteran art museum curator who has worked at L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art, has been named the director of the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed on Tuesday. Brougher is currently the chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. Before that, he worked as a curator at MOCA. Construction of the $300-million museum on the campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is expected to begin later this year. The 290,000-square-foot museum, which is expected to open in 2017, will feature galleries, movie theaters and educational...

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