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Denton arts council names new director

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The Greater Denton Arts Council has appointed Georgina Ngozi as its new executive director. Ngozi begins her tenure at the council on Monday.

The Greater Denton Arts Council has hired Georgina Ngozi as its new executive director.Greater Denton Arts Council
The Greater Denton Arts Council has hired Georgina Ngozi as its new executive director.
Greater Denton Arts Council

Ngozi comes to Denton from her position as the executive director of the Bastrop County Historical Society Museum and Visitor Center. Before Ngozi came to Texas, she worked as the education director of the Brooklyn (N.Y.) Children's Museum and became the museum's president and CEO in 2009.

Ngozi has worked in the arts for 20 years. She was a 2008 Noyce Leadership Institute Fellow, and has presented at art education and cultural diversity conferences nationally and internationally. 

FEATURED PHOTO: Patrons enjoy a reception to honor the opening of Texas Watercolor Society presents the 68th annual National Exhibit in Meadows Gallery at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton's public visual arts gallery space and community center.  The downtown gallery and events space welcomes a new director, Georgina Ngozi, on Monday, Oct. 2.
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