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Business director of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, get on

Business director of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, get on

Business director Karin van Gilst will depart at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. She has worked since 2013 in that function and stops at 1 October.

Van Gilst speaks of a “natural time to go”. “The organisation is going to another phase. The artistic direction is determined, in september we celebrate that we are after the renovation, five years open and our new entrance area open.”

According to Van Gilst, director Beatrix Ruf the last three years, can act and she can the museum with a “peace of mind” to leave. According to the Stedelijk, the museum thanks to the business director of a major transformation to professionalism. She founded the successful Young Stedelijk museum and the Stedelijk Museum Fund to the museum financial support.

“Tirelessly, together with the team to ensure that the Urban is back as the place for modern and contemporary art in the Netherlands,” said Cees de Bruin, chairman of the Board of trustees.

Beatrix Ruf takes her duties provisionally, together with the management team, where, according to a spokeswoman.

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