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Ellen Dryden Reeder

Ellen Dryden Reeder, museum curator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1969, Princeton National University fellow, 1969-1974. Trustee Calvert School, Baltimore, since 1990. Member Archaeol. Institute American, College Art Association, Phi Beta Kappa Associates (board directors since 1993, secretary-treasurer since 1994), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Reeder, Ellen Dryden was born on April 11, 1947 in Baltimore. Daughter of Oliver Howard and Nancy Hardcastle (Fisher) Reeder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wellesley University, 1969. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1974.

    Career

    • Curator archaeological collection John Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1974-1978. Assistant professor art George Washington University, Washington, 1978-1984. Associate curator ancient art Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1984-1986, curator ancient art, since 1986.

      Member at large managing committee American School Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, since 1987, advisory board United States Center Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1986-1996. Council member American Numismatic Society, since 1997.

    Works

    • Hellenistic Art in the Walters Art Gallery
    • The Hellenistic collection of the Walters Art Gallery is one of the very finest such collections in the western hemisphere and is distinguished by both the quality and the breadth of the holdings, which combine marble sculpture with smaller-scale works of bronze, terracotta, faience, ivory, glass, gold, and gems.
    • Author: The Archaeological Collection of the Johns Hopkins University, 1984. Author, editor: Hellenistic Art in the Walters Art Gallery, 1988, member editorial board, since 1985. Author, editor: Pandora: Women in Classical Greece, 1995, Pandora: Frauen im Klassischen Griechenland, 1996.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Trustee Calvert School, Baltimore, since 1990. Member Archaeol. Institute American, College Art Association, Phi Beta Kappa Associates (board directors since 1993, secretary-treasurer since 1994), Phi Beta Kappa.
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    Born April 11, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1969
      Wellesley University
    • 1972
      Princeton University
    • 1974
      Princeton University
    • 1974 - 1978
      Curator archaeological collection John Hopkins University
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1978 - 1984
      assistant, professor art George Washington University
      Washington, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      associate, curator ancient art Walters Art Gallery
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1986
      associate, curator ancient art Walters Art Gallery

    Award