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Ha leaving CAM, headed to post at MIT

Sep 12, 2011
(Courtesy Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis)

The official word is out today from the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis - director Paul Ha is headed out of town.

Ha has been offered the position of director at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) List Center for the Visual Arts and is expected to begin his new position Dec. 1.

According to CAM, Ha raised an aggregate of over $40 million during his tenure and created the institution's first endowment, in the amount of $5 million.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Sept. 10, 2011 - Washington Boulevard, Grand Center's Main Street for the visual arts, was hopping Friday night with big exhibit openings. Although the buzz about the art was at high volume -- especially in regard to the Pulitzer Foundation's magnificent exhibition devoted to images of the Buddha -- the other subject being discussed was Paul Ha. 

Maya Lin considers Grand Center commission

May 30, 2007
Photo by Josh Habermehl | Grand Center

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: May 30, 2008 - Internationally acclaimed artist Maya Lin is mulling over ideas for making what remains of a 124-year-old, burned-out stone church in Grand Center one of her next art projects. Should she take it on, it would be her first permanent art installation in Missouri.