The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, which is in the midst of a capital campaign to renovate its building on Rogers Avenue, has hired a new director, the City Wire reports.
Lee Ortega was director of the (since closed) Annina Nosei Gallery in New York City, marketing director at the Bass Museum in Miami Beach, curatorial assistant at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y., and director of exhibitions the Savannah College of Design.

There will be a welcoming event at 4:30 p.m. March 3 in the Fort Smith Convention Center rotunda.