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Robert Francis Swain

Robert Francis Swain, Canadian art gallery director. Member Stratford Leisure Advisory Council, 1975-1976. Member Ontario Association Art Galleries (president 1979-1980, chairman general policy committee, conservation committee, taxation and litigation committee), Canada Art Museum Directors Organization (president 1984-1986).

Background

  • Swain, Robert Francis was born on October 25, 1942 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Son of Robert Francis and Mary Elizabeth (Joyce) Swain.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Carleton University, 1966.

    Career

    • Chief research officer National Museum of Science and Technology Project, 1966. Registrar National Museum of Science and Technology, 1968-1973. Director The Gallery/Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 1973-1978, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, 1978-1990, Art Gallery Hamilton, 1990-1992.

    Membership

    Member Stratford Leisure Advisory Council, 1975-1976. Member Ontario Association Art Galleries (president 1979-1980, chairman general policy committee, conservation committee, taxation and litigation committee), Canada Art Museum Directors Organization (president 1984-1986).

    Connections

    • Married Wendy Lynne Kines, November 2, 1968. Children– Deirdre Siobhan, Moira Elizabeth.
    • father: Robert Francis Swain
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Joyce) Swain
    • spouse: Wendy Lynne Kines
    • children: Deirdre Siobhan Swain
    • Moira Elizabeth Swain
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    Born October 25, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Carleton University
    • 1966
      Chief research officer, National Museum Science and Technology Project
    • 1968 - 1973
      Technology, registrar National Museum Science and
    • 1973 - 1978
      director, The Gallery/Stratford
      Ontario, Canada
    • 1978 - 1990
      director, The Gallery/Stratford
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1990 - 1992
      director, The Gallery/Stratford