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Lynn Susan Beman

Lynn Susan Beman, museum administrator. Named Distinguished Historian, Tappantown History Society, Tappan, New York, 1986. Member Town of Amherst Preservation Commission; Member Mid-Atlantic Association Museum, We. New York Association History Agencies (trustee, vice chairman), American Association Museum.

Background

  • Beman, Lynn Susan was born on December 23, 1942 in Buffalo. Daughter of Roger C. and Mary Louise (Gibbons) Zimmerman.

  • Education

    • Student, Goucher College, 1962. Bachelor in Art History, Briarcliff College, 1975.

    Career

    • Director Trisdonn Gallery, Ltd., Nyack, New York, 1978-1985. Curator, co-director Beman Galleries, Inc., 1986-1989. Executive director Hudson River Maritime Museum, Kingston, New York, 1990-1993—.

      Director Amherst (New York ) Museum, since 1994. Guest curator Edward Hopper Landmark Foundation, Nyack, 1984, History Society Rockland City, New City, New York, 1986, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, New Jersey, 1989.

    Works

    • Author: 19th Century Painters and Paintings of Rockland County, New York, 1984, Julian O. Davidson (1853-1894): American Marine Artist, 1986 (L.H.C. award of Excellence 1987), Elmer Stanley Hader (1889-1973), A Retrospective Exhibition, 1989.

    Membership

    Member Town of Amherst Preservation Commission. Member Mid-Atlantic Association Museum, We. New York Association History Agencies (trustee, vice chairman), American Association Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Donald K. Beman, December 14, 1963. Children: Christopher A., Tracy K.
    • father: Roger C. Zimmerman
    • mother: Mary Louise (Gibbons) Zimmerman
    • spouse: Donald K. Beman
    • children: Christopher A. Beman
    • Tracy K Beman
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    Born December 23, 1942
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Goucher College
    • 1975
      Briarcliff College
    • 1978 - 1985
      Director, Trisdonn Gallery
      Nyack, New York, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      curator
    • 1994
      director, Amherst (New York ) Museum

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