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Adelheid Maria Gealt

Adelheid Maria Gealt, museum director. Grantee National Endowment for Arts, 1982, 83, American Philosophical Society, 1985, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1985, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1999-2000. Member Association Art Museum Directors.

Background

  • Gealt, Adelheid Maria was born on May 29, 1946 in Munich. Came to the United States, 1950. Daughter of Gustav Konrad and Ella Sophie (Daeschlein) Medicus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1968. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1979.

    Career

    • Registrar Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, 1972-1976, curator Western art, since 1976, acting/interim director, 1987-1989, director, since 1989. Adjunct associate professor Hassaram Rijhumal Hope School Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1985—1989, associate scholar, 1986, associate professor, since 1989, full professor, 2008. Member national advisory council Valparaiso University Art Museum.

      Commissioner Indiana Arts Commission, 1997—2001.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Association Art Museum Directors.

    Connections

    • Married Barry Allen Gealt, March 15, 1969.
    • father: Gustav Konrad Medicus
    • mother: Ella Sophie (Daeschlein) Medicus
    • spouse: Barry Allen Gealt
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    Born March 29, 1946
    (age 70)
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    • 1968
      Ohio State University
    • 1973
      Indiana University
    • 1979
      Indiana University
    • 1972 - 1976
      Registrar Indiana University Art Museum
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1976
      Registrar Indiana University Art Museum