Armory Art Center Welcomes Kim Harty as New Executive Director


Jeanne Martin, Director of Marketing

Armory Art Center

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Armory Art Center Welcomes Kim Harty as New Executive Director

(WEST PALM BEACH, FL) October 13, 2014: The Armory Art Center announces the selection of Kim Harty as Executive Director, replacing Interim Executive Director and Board Vice-President, Nancy Lambrecht, who volunteered her services for the last six months. Ms. Harty assumed her role on Monday, October 13th.


“After an extensive search, we found the right person to bring the Armory to the next level” said Board President, David Veselsky.


Originally from the Midwest, Ms. Harty has over twenty years of senior management experience with large and small YMCAs throughout the Northeast, most recently in Bar Harbor, Maine. Ms. Harty played a role in bringing arts curriculum to the YMCA nationwide­. The many skills Ms. Harty brings to the Armory include: expertise in non-profit governance, finance, programing, grant writing, public speaking and evaluating community needs.


Ms. Harty said, “I am excited to marry my love of the arts with my skills in executive non-profit management --- it is a long-time dream. I look forward to working with the board, members, faculty and donors to expand upon the mission of the Armory.”

Ms. Harty has recently relocated to West Palm Beach, Florida.


About the Armory Art Center: The mission of the Armory Art Center is to inspire the creation and experience of art. Its vision is to be recognized as providing a premier art center for both creating and viewing art. The Armory is a high-quality visual art school and exhibition center. Housed in an historic Art Deco building, the Armory provides art classes for students of all ages, exhibitions, art salons, lectures and special events. Twenty exhibitions are hosted annually in three galleries. Nearly 100 courses held in 12 state-of-the-art studios are offered including ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, and more!  For more information, visit or call 561-832-1776 x33.


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