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Museum director

Alice Marian Greenwald, museum director. National Education Association fellow, 1981, Danforth Foundation fellow, 1973-1975. Member, advisor Local Assistance Board, West Windsor, New Jersey, 1992.

Background

Greenwald, Alice Marian was born on January 2, 1952 in Oceanside, New York, United States. Daughter of Edmund M. G. and Emily Leona (Liebman) Greenwald Meyer.

Education

Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, 1973. Master of Arts in History of Religions, University Chicago, 1975.

Career

Curatorial assistant Maurice Spertus Museum of Judaica, Chicago. Assistant curator Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, 1975—1978, curator, 1978—1981, acting director, 1980. Executive director National Museum American Jewish History, Philadelphia, 1981-1986.

Principal Alice M. Greenwald/Museum Services, Washington, 1986—2001. Associate museum director museum programs United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2001—2006. Director World Trade Center Memorial Museum, since 2006.

Consultant, technical advisor Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, 1987-1990. Chair, Council American Jewish Museums, 1984-1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member, advisor Local Assistance Board, West Windsor, New Jersey, 1992.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, travel, poetry.

Connections

Married David Pearce Ward, October 10, 1976. Children: Nathaniel, Leda Ward.

father:
Edmund M. G. Meyer

mother:
Emily Leona (Liebman) Greenwald Meyer

spouse:
David Pearce Ward

children:
Nathaniel Greenwald

Leda Ward Greenwald