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Obama Foundation names presidential center museum director

CHICAGO – The former New York Public Library’s director of exhibitions, will be in charge of Barack Obama’s presidential center museum.

The Obama Foundation said Wednesday that the African-American history scholar Louise Bernard has been appointed director of the museum at the Obama Presidential Center . They lead the design, development, and the activities of the museum to be built as part of the center on Chicago’s South Side.

Bernard said in a statement that she is looking forward to Obama’s story to the world, and “attention to the crucial role of social involvement.”

She has also worked with the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. She got a D. Ph. of Yale University and also studied at Indiana University Bloomington (usa) and the University of Manchester.

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