April 2021: Museums Alaska is excited to announce that it has hired Dixie Clough as its new Director. Dixie will serve as the Lead Administrator of Museums Alaska responsible for managing Museums Alaska’s substantial grant program, overseeing the organization’s programming and communications, and supporting advocacy efforts. Clough holds an MA in Museum Studies from George Washington University and has more than ten years of experience in both arts administration and museum practice. Her resume includes previous appointments with the American Alliance of Museums, the MuseWeb Foundation, and the Smithsonian Institution. Her most recent position was the Director of Communications and Development for the Bay Arts Alliance in Panama City, Florida an organization that supports, develops, and promotes the arts as essential community resources. She enjoys traveling, writing, and blogging.