Malone named Knox director

Jul 03, 2014
Photo by: Linda Stevenson Tobin Malone is pictured at Knox Museum’s 2014 season opening Boots on the Ground event.

Thomaston — Knox Museum has named Tobin Malone Executive Director, effective immediately. Board of Trustees co-chairman David Farmer announced Malone’s promotion following executive committee recommendation and board approval in late June.

Malone began her tenure at the General Henry Knox Museum in 2011 as Assistant to the Executive Director; became Director of Programming & Marketing the following year; and Acting Executive Director last fall. Under her leadership, the General Henry Knox Museum has rebranded as “Knox Museum, Very Revolutionary,” designed and launched a new website and expanded its community outreach through significantly increased programming.

The Maine native has lived many places across the country and abroad. A graduate of Lincoln School in Providence, R.I., she attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; received her B.A. from Antioch College in Ohio; and completed a graduate program in film directing at American Film Institute in Los Angeles. She currently resides in Rockland.

Prior to her involvement at Knox Museum, Malone was Sales Manager for Jaret & Cohn Real Estate, Director of Sales for Leucadia National Corporation’s Brewster Point in Rockport and Northeast Point on Islesboro, Senior Vice-President at Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty in Camden and owner of her own local agency, Watermark. She also served as President of the Maine Association of Realtors and was active at the national level in Washington, D.C.

Malone served as Artistic Director of the Belfast Maskers and stage director for Camden Civic Theatre and Northport Music Theater; performed throughout Europe with The Living Theatre; and has had half a dozen original plays professionally produced across the country. She can be reached at ghkmdirector@knoxmuseum.org or 354-8062.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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