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Michael Terrence Sheehan

Michael Terrence Sheehan, American arts administrator, historian, consultant.

Background

  • Sheehan, Michael Terrence was born on December 15, 1942 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Donald Thomas and Betty (Young) Sheehan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1965. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1974.

    Career

    • House manager Annenberg Center, Philadelphia, 1968-1972. Manager Performing Arts Center State University of New York, Albany, 1972-1976. Managing director Taconic Theatre Company, Spencertown, New York, 1973-1977.

      Executive director Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York City, 1978-1982. Consultant Washington, 1984-1987. President Oatlands Plantation, Leesburg, Virginia, 1987-1989.

      Director Woodrow Wilson House National Trust for Historic Preserve, Washington, 1989-2000.

    Membership

    Board directors Albany League of Arts, 1972-1977, Loudon County League of Arts, Leesburg, 1988-1989. Member Loudon County Tourism Board, 1987-1989, chairman professional interest council, 1997. Consortium officer Historic House Museums of Metropolitan Washington, 1992-1996.

    Member executive committee District of Columbia Heritage Tourism Coalition, 1996-1998. Member American Association Museum, National Trust History Preservation, International Council Museum, National Press Club.

    Connections

    • father: Donald Thomas Sheehan
    • mother: Betty (Young) Sheehan
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    Died March 4, 2000
    (aged 57)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1968
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1974
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1968 - 1972
      House manager, Annenberg Center
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      manager, Performing Arts Center State University of New York
      Albany, New York, United States
    • 1973 - 1977
      managing director, Taconic Theatre Company
      Spencertown, New York, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      executive, director Snug Harbor Cultural Center
    • 1984 - 1987
      consultant, Washington
    • 1987 - 1989
      president, Oatlands Plantation
      Leesburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1989
      director, Woodrow Wilson House National Trust for Historic Preserve
      Washington, United States
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