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Patricia Ann Hurdle

Patricia Ann Hurdle, museum administrator. Member American Association Museums (accreditation visiting committee chairman and museum assessment program consultant since 1982), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Hurdle, Patricia Ann was born on October 9, 1946 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Thomas Gray and Bessie Eloise (Spence) Hurdle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Duke University, 1968. Master of Arts, College William & Mary, 1971.

    Career

    • Curator of furnishings North Carolina Department Archives & History, Raleigh, 1969-1971. Assistant registrar North Carolina Museum of Art, 1971-1972. Program director Georgia Commission for National Bicentennial Celebration, Atlanta, 1973-1974.

      Curator of collections Greensboro (North Carolina) History Museum, 1975-1976. Curatorial assistant to director North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1976-1979. Registrar Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1979-1980.

      Administrative curator Bassett Hall Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1980-1983, associate director then deputy director Museum div., 1983-1990. Director Museum department Atlanta History Society, Inc., since 1990. Consultant Mid-Atlantic Region, National Trust for History Preservation, Philadelphia, 1986.

    Membership

    Member American Association Museums (accreditation visiting committee chairman and museum assessment program consultant since 1982), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • father: Thomas Gray Hurdle
    • mother: Bessie Eloise (Spence) Hurdle
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    Born October 9, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Duke University
    • 1971
      College William & Mary
    • 1969 - 1971
      Curator of furnishings North Carolina Department Archives & History
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      assistant, registrar North Carolina Museum of Art
    • 1973 - 1974
      program director, Georgia Commission for National Bicentennial Celebration
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1975 - 1976
      curator of collections Greensboro (North Carolina) History Museum
    • 1976 - 1979
      curatorial assistant, to director North Carolina Museum of Art
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      registrar Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center
      Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1990
      director, Museum department Atlanta History Society
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