Barbara O’Brien Named Director of Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

kemper Barbara O’Brien Named Director of Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. (Frankphotos/Flickr)

Less than a month after Rachael Blackburn Cozad announced that she was stepping down as director of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, in Kansas City, Mo., the museum’s board has named Barbara O’Brien to replace her, the Kansas City Business Journal reports. Ms. O’Brien comes to the position from within the museum, where she has served as chief curator and director of exhibitions and collections, after joining the museum in 2009 as curator.