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Bruce Walter Pepich

Bruce Walter Pepich, museum director, curator. Under his leadership the Wustum Museum is now accredited by American Association Museum, Washington.


  • Pepich, Bruce Walter was born on June 5, 1952 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Son of Walter Thomas and Joan (Dolly) Pepich.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Art History, Northern Illinois University, 1974.


    • Art director Charles A. Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, 1974—1980, director, since 1981. Executive director, curator of collections Racine Art Museum, since 2003. Curator Northern Illinois University Student Association, 1971-1974, member art committee University Center Board, 1972-1974.

      Juried many exhibitions in midwest, including Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, scholastic art competitions, regional shows at Milwaukee Art Museum.


    Board directors Taylor Children's Home, Racine, since 1991. Vice chairman Racine United Arts Fund Drive, 1984. Member Racine Arts Council, since 1974.

    Board directors Racine Planning Council, 1982-1984. Vice president Mayor's Discover Racine Committee, 1979. Member American Association Museums, American Craft Council.


    • Married Lisa Englander, April 21, 1983.
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    Born June 5, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1974
      No. Illinois University
    • 1974 - 1980
      Art director, Charles A. Wustum Museum
      Racine, Wisconsin, United States
    • 2003
      executive, director