Stefano Catalani taking over at MoNA
November 17, 2021
The Museum of Northwest Art has a new executive director, Stefano Catalani, starting in January 2022, a museum press release announced Nov. 10. It is hard to know who is more excited, Catalani, C.J. Ebert, chair of MoNA’s board of directors or Joanna Sikes, who will transition to director of development after over 30 months as executive director, first stepping in as interim director in April 2018.
Catalani was energetic in a phone interview Monday. MoNA has energized, refreshed and transported him since he was asked to jury the art for the 2019 annual art auction he says. He shared how...