Hammonds House Museum’s Leatrice Ellzy Wright Named Sr. Director of Programming at Apollo Theater

Executive director Leatrice Ellzy Wright (right, with Spelman College Museum of Fine Arts’ curator Anne Collins Smith) has led Hammonds House Museum for four years.

Hammonds House Museum’s Board of Directors announced that the museum’s executive director, Leatrice Ellzy Wright, is leaving to become senior director of programming at the historic Apollo Theater in New York. The Board is currently culminating a targeted search for a new executive director for the prestigious African American museum, th news to be announced soon.

“I am grateful for my time at Hammonds House Museum,” says Leatrice Ellzy Wright. “How often do you get an opportunity to reimagine a historic organization for the future and work with artists, curators, scholars and so many others who you greatly admire? Leading Hammonds House into its next chapter has been a great experience and my honor. The bonus has been a wonderful team, supportive board and


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