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Diane Frankel

Diane Frankel, former museum institute administrator. Certified in Museum Management. Named to Centennial Honor Roll, American Association Museums, 2006.

Background

  • Frankel, Diane was born on November 13, 1942 in New York City. Daughter of Harry and Frances Bejosa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology, University California, Berkeley, 1964. Master of Arts in Museum Education, George Washington University, 1976.

    Career

    • Outreach educator University Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland, 1974-1975. Associate director education San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1976-1980. Director Center for Museum Studies John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, California, 1980-1985, associate dean School Liberal and Professional Arts., 1980-1985, dean School Liberal and Professional Arts, 1985-1986.

      Executive director Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, 1986-1993. Director Institute Museum Services, Washington, 1993—1999. Program director for children, youth & families James Irvine Foundation, San Francisco, 1999—2003.

      Co-chair One City One Book: San Francisco Reads, since 2005. Chair Career Day, ArtTable, San Francisco, 1989, 92, chair Washington chapter, 1995-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in Museum Management.

    Membership

    Co-founder Wise-Up support group for women candidates, San Francisco. Member visiting committee Getty Information Institute, 1997-1999, Blue Ribbon commission National Museum American History, 2001-2002. Member Association Youth Museums (council 1991), American Association Museums (chair Women Directors Breakfast 1992, 93).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Charles Louis Frankel, July 10, 1966. Children: Alexander, Matthew.
    • father: Harry Bejosa
    • mother: Frances Bejosa
    • spouse: Charles Louis Frankel
    • children: Alexander Frankel
    • Matthew Frankel
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    Born November 13, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University California
    • 1976
      George Washington University
    • 1974 - 1975
      Outreach educator, University Botswana
    • 1976 - 1980
      associate, director education San Francisco Museum Modern Art
    • 1980 - 1985
      director, Center for Museum Studies John F. Kennedy University
      Orinda, California, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      director, Center for Museum Studies John F. Kennedy University
    • 1986 - 1993
      executive, director Bay Area Discovery Museum
      Sausalito, California, United States
    • 1993 - 1999
      director, Institute Museum Services
      Washington, United States
    • 1999 - 2003
      program director, for children
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 2005
      co-chair One City One Book: San Francisco Reads
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