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Arthur Richard Blumenthal

Arthur Richard Blumenthal, art museum director, art educator. Recipient Congress Memorial scholarship Ohio Education Association, 1960-1961, Ford Foundation fellowship, New York University, 1965-1967, Travel grant American Council Learned Societies, 1979, Special Project grant English-Speaking Union, 1991.

Background

  • Blumenthal, Arthur Richard was born on May 25, 1942 in Cleveland. Son of Sidney and Ann H. (Hirsch) Blumenthal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Kent State University, 1964. Master of Arts in Art History, New York University, 1966. Museum Training Certified, New York University and Metropolitan Museum, 1968.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts, New York University, 1984.

    Career

    • Museum intern Metro. Museum Art, New York City, 1966-1967. Curator Elvehjem Museum Art University Wisconsin, Madison, 1968-1974. Curator art Hood Museum Art Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1976-1982.

      Director The Art Gallery University Maryland, College Park, 1982-1984. Director Cornell Fine Arts Museum Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, since 1988. Reviewer general operating grant Institute Museum Services, 1992.

      Judge Congressional Art Competition, Florida's 5th District, 1992, Crealde School Art Student Exhibit, Winter Park, 1992, art department senior show University Central Florida, 1989. Board directors Arts Services Council, Orlando, Florida.

    Works

    • Treasures of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum
    • Informative overview representative of the quality and scope of the collection of art treasures housed at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum on the campus of Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Member College Art Association, American Association Museum (accreditation committee 1993), Southeast College Art Association, Florida Art Museum Directors Association (executive committee since 1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Ending hunger and poverty in world, social and personal transformation.

    Connections

    • Married Kären Anderson Neustadt, May 22, 1993.
    • father: Sidney Blumenthal
    • mother: Ann H. (Hirsch) Blumenthal
    • spouse: Kären Anderson Neustadt
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    Born March 25, 1942
    (age 74)
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    • 1964
      Kent State University
    • 1966
      New York University
    • 1968
      New York University and Metropolitan Museum
    • 1984
      New York University
    • 1966 - 1967
      Museum intern, Metro. Museum Art
    • 1968 - 1974
      curator Elvehjem Museum Art University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1976 - 1982
      curator art Hood Museum Art Dartmouth College
      Hanover, Jamaica
    • 1982 - 1984
      director, The Art Gallery University Maryland
      College Park, Maryland, United States
    • 1988
      director, Cornell Fine Arts Museum Rollins College
      Winter Park, Florida, United States
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