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Jacqueline Ruth Lanier

Jacqueline Ruth Lanier, American curator, artist.


  • Lanier, Jacqueline Ruth was born on December 15, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of John Stanley and Mary Elizabeth (Porter) Lanier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Morgan State University, 1976.


    • Drama specialist Day in Arts Boston Symphony, 1971. Drama specialist Baltimore City Cultural Arts & Urban Services, 1974-1978. Producer, host Station WEAA-FM, 1985-1990.

      With ACTION, 1987-1989. Research and Development implementer Abell Foundation, 1988-1989. Developer, curator Lanier Museum African-American History, since 1983.

      Business manager League for Handicap-Camp Greentop, 1997. Consultant, development, program coordinator Being Reunited with Opportunity, since 1998. Seminar staff developer department education Baltimore Cith School, 1988.

      Lecturer, presenter Internal Revenue Service, 1988. Research and Development implementer Lady Maryland Foundation, 1989. Lecturer District of Columbia Public Library., 1990.

      Assistant development coordinator, collections manager Heritage Museum Art, since 1990, Lanier Enterprises International, since 1997. Curator, lecturer Benjamin Banner Museum and Park, since 1998. Lecturer in field.


    • Producer Call of the Ancestor, 1992. Exhbts. Include Counciling Center, 1992, International Black Women Congress, 1992, Morgan State University, 1992, Busterizing, Incorporated, Maryland Commission African American History & Culture, 1992, City Life Museum, 1992, Encore Theatre Company, 1992, Social Security Administration, 1992, New Shiloh Baptist Church, 1992, Enon Baptist Church, 1992, St. Peter Clavers Church, 1992, Immaculate Conception Church, 1994, Martin Luther King Church, 1994, Heritage Museum Art, 1994, Chesapeake College, 1994, 97, Native American Museum, 1994, National Association Black Veterans, 1994, Department Equal Employment Development, 1994, Perry Point Veterans Hospital, 1994, United Nations, 1995, District of Columbia Country Club, 1995, Howard County Community College, 1995, Cambridge College, 1995, Johns Hopkins Research Institute, 1995, History Sharp.

      St. Church, 1995, Baltimore Aquarium, 1996, Chesapeake College, 1996, Allaganey County Arts Council, 1996, Heritage Museum, 1996, Maryland Humanities Council, 1996, National Aquarium Baltimore 1996, Mobil Corporation Headquarters, 1996, 97, Health Care Finance Administration, 1996, 97, League Serving People with Disabilities, 1997.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member executive committee Broadway East Community Association. Board directors, 2d district representative Citizen Plabning & Housing Association. Chairman East Baltimore Council Neighborhoods, Inc.

    Member Empowerment Zone Development Board. General partner Gay St. Housing Partnership Ltd. Board directors, president Housing Assistance Corporation.

    Vice president Middle East Community Development Corporation. Volunteer Baltimore City Commission Women, Urban Services Agency, Baltimore City Youth Fair, WAVR Radio. Committee member Democratic State Central Committee.

    Member substance abuse prevention council Mayor's Coordinating Council Criminal Justice, Voices of Electorate. Member Black Single Parents. Member, president Ira Aldridge Players.

    Advisory committee minority business tourism Maryland Department Economic Employment Development Office Tourism. Member Sankofa exhb. advisory committee Maryland History Society, board directors Seventh Sons Production Company. Member National Association Fundraising Executives, National Association Black Collectors & Dealers, New Gay St. Improvement Association (president), Black Ethnic Collectibles Magazine (advisory board), Transitional Housing Program (advisory committee).



    Environmentalist, synchronized swimming, writing, reading, storytelling.


    • 1 child, Raymond Rashad Lanier.
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    Born December 15, 1947
    (age 69)
    • 1976
      Morgan State University
    • 1971
      Drama specialist, Day in Arts Boston Symphony
    • 1974 - 1978
      drama specialist, Baltimore City Cultural Arts & Urban Services
    • 1983
    • 1985 - 1990
    • 1987 - 1989
      with ACTION
    • 1988 - 1989
      Research and Development implementer Abell Foundation
    • 1997
      business manager, League for Handicap-Camp Greentop
    • 1998
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