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Michael W. Duty

Michael W. Duty, museum director. Board member Spencer Crest Nature Center, Corning.

Background

  • Duty, Michael W. was born on June 16, 1951 in Wichita Falls, Texas, United States. Son of Glenn Ellis and Margie L. (McCoy) Duty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Midwestern University, 1973. Master of Arts, Midwestern University, 1975. Postgrad., University Oklahoma.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant department English Midwestern University, 1973-1975. Instructor department English Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, 1975-1976. Teaching associate department English University Oklahoma, 1976.

      Director public relations and development Amon Cartern Museum, Fort Worth, 1977-1981. Director Wichita Falls (Texas) Museum and Art Center, 1981-1983, Rockwell Museum and Center for Western Art, Corning, New York, 1983-887. Executive director Eiteljorg Museum American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis, since 1987.

      Teacher Eiteljorg Museum, Rockwell Museum, Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center. Member advisory panel for collections, archives and library for development Smithsonian Institutions National Museum American Indian. Founding member, vice president, secretary Museums West.

      Panel member museum programs Indian Arts Commission. Member task force on audience development Indianapolis Art Commission. Member Cultural Consortium of Indianapolis.

      Board member Indian Alliance for Arts Education. Lecturer Sotheby's American Arts Program. Planning commission for American Studies curriculum Elmira College.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and magazines.

    Membership

    Board member Spencer Crest Nature Center, Corning.

    Connections

    • Married Cathy Stevens, November 27, 1976 (div. January 1986); children: Brynne Marie, Jordan Stevens.
    • father: Glenn Ellis Duty
    • mother: Margie L. (McCoy) Duty
    • spouse: Cathy Stevens
    • children: Brynne Marie Duty
    • Jordan Stevens Duty
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    Born June 16, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Midwestern University
    • 1975
      Midwestern University
    • 1973 - 1975
      Teaching assistant, department English Midwestern University
    • 1975 - 1976
      instructor, department English Lamar University
      Beaumont, Texas, United States
    • 1976
      teaching associate, department English University Oklahoma
    • 1977 - 1981
      director, public relations and development Amon Cartern Museum
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      director, Wichita Falls (Texas) Museum and Art Center
    • 1983 - 1983
      director, Wichita Falls (Texas) Museum and Art Center
      Corning, Arkansas, United States
    • 1987
      executive, director Eiteljorg Museum American Indian and Western Art
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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