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Anona Christina Orr-Cahall Edit Profile

art historian , Art museum director

Anona Christina Orr-Cahall, museum director, art historian.

Background

Orr-Cahall, Anona Christina was born on June 12, 1947 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Resident Advisor and Anona (Snyder) Boben.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Mount Holyoke College, 1969. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1974. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1979.

Career

Curator of collections, Norton Gallery Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1975-1977;assistant professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1978-1981;Distinguished professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1981;director art division, chief curator, Oakland (California) Museum, 1981-1988;chief Executive officer, Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington, 1988-1990;director, Norton Museum Art, West Palm Beach, since 1990.

Works

Connections

Married Richard Cahall.

father:
William Resident Advisor Boben

mother:
Anona (Snyder) Boben

spouse:
Richard Cahall.