The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum has a new Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Art.

Bill Mercer has worked at numerous museums with his primary areas of expertise in Western and Native American art plus cultural history.

Mercer started at the position in September.

PPHM and Friends of Southwest Art are inviting the public to come meet Mercer at an event on Friday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. 

The event will take place in the Hazlewood Lecture Hall at 2401 Fourth Avenue in Canyon.