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Press Releases 2007

OU and Philbrook Receive Adkins Collection

NORMAN, OKLA. – Ted M. Riseling, chairman of the Adkins Foundation Board, announced today that the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma have been jointly selected to receive the Eugene B. Adkins collection of art. The joint partnership by Philbrook and OU was among many proposals submitted by leading museums across the country.


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Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art Hires New Director

NORMAN, OKLA. – Ghislain d’Humières, former assistant director at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco who also has held positions at Sotheby’s and Christie’s, was appointed director and chief curator of the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma during the June meeting of the OU Board of Regents.

 

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