chudnei_bennett_web.jpgDELRAY BEACH — The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum announced it has added college student Chudnei J. Bennett to its staff as museum assistant. Bennett is responsible for assisting with and promoting museum programs and events, overseeing front office responsibilities and leading tours through visiting exhibits and permanent galleries.


“We are excited to have Chudnei as part of our team,” said Charlene Jones, Spady Museum administrator. “She is enthusiastic, energetic and personable. We invite our members and supporters to welcome her to her new role.”

Prior to joining the Spady, Bennett was a leasing agent for Student Housing LLC, in Tallahassee, where she led tours of model units and performed administrative duties.

She has also worked as an intern for Achievement Centers for Children & Families Foundation in Delray Beach, as a student clerk for the Boynton Beach Utilities Department, as an administrative assistant for the Home Care Association of Florida in Tallahassee and as a special events coordinator for Florida A&M University.

Bennett is currently attending Florida Atlantic University where she is studying for a B.A. in Sociology/Public Relations.

The Spady Museum, 170 N.W. Fifth Ave., is the only one of its kind in Palm Beach County. It is dedicated to showcasing the African-, Haitian- and Caribbean-American cultural contributions to the artistic landscape of Florida and the U.S.

The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is a sponsor of specific museum activities, including some exhibits and lectures. The state Division of Cultural Affairs and The Auburn Group also sponsor selected museum programs.

Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, and by appointment on Saturdays.

The admission fee is $5; there is no charge for museum members. For more information, call 561-279-8883 or visit

Photo: Chudnei J. Bennett