You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Arts

Battles over leadership shake Cape art museum

DENNIS — The plan in 2011 was to push the museum director out quietly, offering a severance deal and a cover story. But Elizabeth Ives Hunter, the executive director of the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis since 2003, didn’t want to go.

Instead, Hunter, 66 — known for her brassy personality, knowledge of Provincetown’s rich art history, and ability to keep the struggling museum afloat — hired a lawyer. She appeared to win, extending her tenure. Then, in July, she resigned.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week