Writer/director/producer Ryan Murphy was one of six new members announced Thursday of the board of trustees for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
The new board members also include leaders in business, education and philanthropy.
“We are thrilled to welcome these six remarkable leaders to our board of trustees,” board chairman Ron Meyer, vice chairman of NBCUniversal, said in a statement. “Their achievements in their respective fields demonstrate the passion and leadership that they will contribute to the Academy Museum. We look forward to working together on the world’s premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies.”
The Academy Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile area is scheduled to open April 30, 2021.
Murphy is best known as the creator of shows including “Glee,” “Nip/Tuck,” “American Horror Story” and “American Crime Story.”
Also named to the board were:
— Patricia S. Bellinger, chief of staff and strategic adviser to the president of Harvard University;
— Arnaud Boetsch, global director of communication and image at Rolex;
— Olivier de Givenchy, head of the West Region for J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank;
— Ray Halbritter, nation representative of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York; and
— Regina K. Scully, founder/CEO of the Artemis Rising Foundation philanthropic organization.