Newspaper headlines as Marry Ittelson arrived at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and then became its acting director and then co-director until a new director was hired nearly a year later. She continues to serve the MCA as a life member of the board.
Chicago Tribune, May 29, 1988
Chicago Tribune, July 14, 1988
Quote from the above article by museum director I. Michael Danoff:
"Mary Ittelson combines skills in analysis, management and problem-solving with an appreciation of the arts,” Danoff said. “I look forward to the contribution she will make to our daily operations and planning as we prepare for relocation to a major new facility.”
Within a month, Danoff left the MCA and Mary Ittelson became its acting director.
Chicago Tribune, August 10, 1988
December 20, 1988
July 24, 1989
Kevin Consey was chosen as the MCA's new director at the beginning of August, he would assume the position in November.