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DENNIS SZAKACS

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Dennis Szakacs was previously the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) in Newport Beach, California from 2003-2013. Prior to OCMA, Szakacs was Deputy Director of the New Museum, and Managing Director of MoMA PS1. At OCMA, Szakacs led the development and organization of over sixty exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, many of which toured throughout the United States and Europe, expanded the museum’s scholarly publications, and added more than 200 major works to the museum’s collection. During his tenure, the museum’s operating budget and endowment doubled, visitation tripled, and the museum’s public spaces were renovated and expanded.