Patty Isacson Sabee, acting CEO of Seattle’s EMP museum for the past year, has been hired as CEO/director, the museum announced. She has been deputy director of external relations and advancement since 2007; her previous arts leadership experience includes stints as director of development and interim executive director at the Seattle Symphony.
Opening next at EMP: “Block by Block: Inventing Amazing Architecture,” on Jan. 25; it features 10 world landmarks (including the Space Needle) all made from jillions of Lego blocks by Dan Parker, a local who is a certified Lego builder. (Ask the Lego-minded in your household who he is. They’ll know.)