Koshalek named new director of Hirshhorn

The Smithsonian Institution has named Richard Koshalek (B.A. Arch, 1965, MA Art History) as director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Since 1998, Koshalek has been president of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA and from 1980-99 he was director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. Koshalek was the College of Design's first commencement speaker in 2007.