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May 22, 2014

Ellington resigns as executive director at Wichita Center for the Arts

Howard Ellington, who served as executive director of the Wichita Center for the Arts for 16 years, is resigning that position, and the center is looking for a new director.

Howard Ellington, who served as executive director of the Wichita Center for the Arts for 16 years, is resigning that position, and the center is looking for a new director.

The center made the announcement in a news release on Thursday.

Ellington will now serve as the center’s director emeritus and also will take on a new job at the center as director of architecture programs and the Frank Lloyd Wright Study Center as part of an affiliation with the Allen-Lambe House Foundation, where he is also the executive director.

Becky S. Turner, the president of the center’s Board of Trustees, will serve as interim director for the 94-year-old center until a permanent replacement is found. The search will begin in June.

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