DEARBORN, Mich. — The director of the Arab American National Museum is stepping down.

Devon Akmon tells The Detroit News for a story published Tuesday that he’s leaving the museum in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn in May. He’s worked there for 13 years and has been its director for five.

Akmon says “it’s time to try … something new.” He doesn’t have a job lined up but expects it will be at a museum or in the nonprofit realm.

The Arab museum is looking nationally for a replacement.


Information from: The Detroit News, http://detnews.com/

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.