Amanda Blake has been appointed director of education and library services at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
Blake comes to the Amon Carter from the Dallas Museum of Art, where she spent 11 years, most recently as the interim director of education and head of family, access and school experiences.
“Amanda brings more than 13 years of arts education experience with a focus on initiating and creating opportunities that reach various areas of the community,” Andrew J. Walker, executive director of the Amon Carter, said in a news release. “She is creative, innovative and passionate about art, and we are delighted to welcome her to the Amon Carter.”
Blake, who will officially join the Carter staff Jan. 15, will “provide the vision, strategic direction and leadership for the development of the Amon Carter’s programs and projects that connect audiences to the museum,” the release said.
Blake earned a Master of Arts in art history from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in art history and studio art from Oklahoma State University.