WINTER PARK, FL— The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art has hired Arielle-Christine Study to fill the role of Director of Community Relations.
Study comes to the Morse Museum as a native of Winter Park, Florida, with a passion for the arts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in art history from the University of Central Florida. Study has worked at local art galleries and museums for over ten years.
“It is an honor to contribute to the McKeans’ legacy to enrich the lives of our community by fostering knowledge and appreciation of American art,” Study said. “The Morse introduces beauty to Central Floridians, to learn from, enjoy, and essentially change lives. I’ve always been drawn to the charm of the Morse, and it has been a dream of mine to carry forth the mission of this beautiful treasure at our doorstep. I look forward to undertaking the efforts directed toward advancement of the Morse and its heritage, programs, and visitation.”
Study will be responsible for the Museum’s community relations, serving as the liaison with civic and business organizations and managing advertising and media relations.
The Morse Museum is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by American designer and artist Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), including the chapel interior he designed for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and art and architectural objects from Tiffany’s celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall. The Museum’s holdings also include American art pottery, late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings, graphics, and decorative art.
The Morse Museum, founded in 1942 by Jeannette Genius McKean (1909–89) and led for nearly a half century by her husband, Hugh F. McKean (1908–95), is owned and operated by the Charles Hosmer Morse Foundation. The Museum receives additional support from the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation. It receives no public funds.
For more information call (407) 645-5311 or visit the museum’s website at morsemuseum.org.