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Muscarelle to reopen April 5; interim director to oversee change

Muscarelle to reopen April 5; interim director to oversee change

One of David Brashear’s first jobs as interim director of the College of William and Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art will be to reopen it.

“I think we probably closed it prematurely, hindsight is 20-20,” said Micheal Halleran, college provost.

The museum, which closed for renovations last May, will reopen its doors to the public on April 5 with the student-run exhibition “Objects of Ceremony: Effervescence, Decay, and the Everyday.”

Brashear said the Muscarelle will remain open for about another year and a half, and his main focus now is to spark interest in the museum.

“We went through a period of time when the museum was closed and we’re opening it back up again,...

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