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Anona Christina Orr-Cahall

Anona Christina Orr-Cahall, museum director, art historian.

Background

  • Orr-Cahall, Anona Christina was born on June 12, 1947 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Resident Advisor and Anona (Snyder) Boben.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Mount Holyoke College, 1969. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1974. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1975.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1979.

    Career

    • Curator of collections Norton Gallery Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1975-1977. Assistant professor California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1978-1981, Distinguished professor, 1981. Director art division, chief curator Oakland (California) Museum, 1981-1988.

      Chief executive officer Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington, 1988-1990. Director Norton Museum Art, West Palm Beach, since 1990.

    Works

    Connections

    • Married Richard Cahall.
    • father: William Resident Advisor Boben
    • mother: Anona (Snyder) Boben
    • spouse: Richard Cahall.
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    Born June 12, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Mount Holyoke College
    • 1974
      Yale University
    • 1975
      Yale University
    • 1979
      Yale University
    • 1975 - 1977
      Curator of collections Norton Gallery Art
      West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      assistant, professor California Polytechnic State University
      San Luis Obispo, California, United States
    • 1981 - 1988
      director, art division
    • 1988 - 1990
      chief executive, officer Corcoran Gallery Art
      Washington, United States
    • 1990
      director, Norton Museum Art
      West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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