RiverArts Goddard Retires: New Director Sought


Chestertown RiverArts Board has announced a search for a new executive director. Located in the heart of the Chestertown Arts and Entertainment District, RiverArts is a large and growing nonprofit arts organization with a spacious gallery, a Clay Studio, and Adult Education Center and a children’s creativity center. Information about the position, applicant requirements and the application process can be viewed on RiverArts’ website.

Current executive director, Andy Goddard, has decided to retire at the beginning of September. She shared, “I will be leaving RiverArts to spend time with family, friends and working in my garden. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at RiverArts and thank the Board and members of RiverArts for this wonderful opportunity. I am excited for the future, both for myself and for the organization, and I wish you all the best.”

Board president, Pam White, reluctantly accepted Andy’s resignation. “The Board appreciates all the hard work and commitment Andy has given to RiverArts these past several years. Her high ownership and energetic leadership have been critical to the continued growth of RiverArts. We congratulate Andy on her new retirement and wish her well in her future endeavors.” The Board will be hosting a farewell reception for Andy in September—date TBA.

RiverArts Galleries & Gift Shop 315 High Street, Suite 106, Chestertown, MD 21620 – (in the breezeway). Tuesday – Friday, 11 to 5:30, Saturday 10 to 5:30,
Sunday 11 – 3, First Fridays until 8 PM.
Clay Studio, 204 High St
KidSPOT Creativity Center next door to the gallery.
ArtsAlive! Center 200 High St.


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    I CANNOT imagine Andy Goddard retired! Andy, THANK YOU for all your time and effort spent on promoting Kent County. We certainly have been blessed to have you involved in our community. Wishing you the very best. (Learn to say “no”).

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