This is John Wetenhall's last week as the director of Cheekwood's Museum of Art. He will start as the director of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Fla., the second week of June.
Wetenhall has been director of the Cheekwood Museum of Art since May of 1995.
"We've been very pleased with the different accomplishments that he's made here at Cheekwood," Cheekwood President Jane Jerry said. "And I think that between he and Bob Brackman [on the horticultural side], Cheekwood as an institution has improved in almost every way in terms of quality and community outreach.
"We're very proud of the fact that he's going on to such a prestigious institution," she said. "I feel that that reflects very well on Cheekwood and our entire staff," Jerry said.
Jerry said she wouldn