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Louise Keith Claussen

Louise Keith Claussen, art museum director. Member August-Richmond County Coliseum Authority, 1986-1993; president Augusta Ballet Board, 1987-1988; board directors Augusta Symphony Inc., 1989-1992, Historic Augusta, 1993-2001, Metropolitan Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1997-2001. Member American Association of Museums, Southeastern Museums Conference, Augusta Rotary.

Background

  • Claussen, Louise Keith was born on April 7, 1947 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Henry Herman and Elisabeth Winter (Bryans) Claussen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Augusta College, 1973.

    Career

    • Staff writer Augusta Herald, 1968-1970, women's editor, 1970-1971. Lively arts editor The Augusta Chronicle, 1973-1977, Sunday editor, 1977-1983, public relations consultant, 1983-1988. Director corporation fine art Morris Communications Corporation, Augusta, 1988-1992.

      Acting director Morris Museum of Art, 1989-1992, director, since 1992. Editor art exhibition catalogues Morris Museum of Art, since 1992.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member August-Richmond County Coliseum Authority, 1986-1993. President Augusta Ballet Board, 1987-1988. Board directors Augusta Symphony Inc., 1989-1992, Historic Augusta, 1993-2001, Metropolitan Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1997-2001.

    Member American Association of Museums, Southeastern Museums Conference, Augusta Rotary.

    Connections

    • father: Henry Herman Claussen
    • mother: Elisabeth Winter (Bryans) Claussen
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    Born April 7, 1947
    (age 69)
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    • 1973
      Augusta College
    • 1968 - 1970
      Staff writer, Augusta Herald
    • 1970 - 1971
      Staff writer, Augusta Herald
    • 1973 - 1977
      lively arts editor The Augusta Chronicle
    • 1977 - 1983
      lively arts editor The Augusta Chronicle
    • 1988 - 1992
      director, corporation fine art Morris Communications Corporation
      Augusta, Georgia, United States
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