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Heard Museum Names New Director as Arizona Opera Director Steps Down

There must have been something in the air Monday (other than the crazy wind). Arizona Opera general director Scott Altman announced his departure within hours of the Heard Museum announcing its selection of a new director and CEO, James Pepper Henry.

Leadership change-ups within the past year have, and continue to, reshape the Phoenix art institutions (though we'll save that discussion for another day). Nonetheless, spokespeople from both the Heard Museum and the Arizona Opera are confident about their futures and continuing missions.

See also: - Heard Museum Continues Search for New CEO, Names Interim President - Arizona Opera Moves to Central Avenue in Phoenix

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Claire Lawton
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