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educator , museum director

Aune Jääskinen, museum director, educator. Decorated chevalier Order de Agneau Saint (Finland), chevalier 1st class Order of Lion (Finland); recipient Olympic Game medal, 1952.

Background

Jääskinen, Aune was born on January 21, 1932 in Liperi, Finland. Daughter of Eljas and Iida (Kettunen) Piiroinen.

Education

Master's, University Helsinki, Finland, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1971.

Career

Freelance journalist, Helsinki, 1951-1954. Professor Folk Academies, Pyhäselkä, Finland, 1954-1957, Mikkeli, Finland, 1958-1959, Joutseno, Finland, 1959-1962. General secretary Kalevala Women Association, 1964-1967.

Assistant, lecturer department orthodox studies University Helsinki, 1967-1984. Department director The Finnish Arts Academy, Helsinki, 1984-1990. Director State Museum Foreign Art of Finland, Finnish National Gallery, since 1990.

General secretary Free Adult Education Committee, Helsinki University, 1970-1982. Board directors The Children's Art Foundation, Hyvinkää, Finland, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author art history monographs.

Membership

Board directors The Finnish Liberal Party, Helsinki, 1974-1976. President The Finnish Refugee Council, 1977-1986. Member The Icon Painters Association (president 1976-1990, 94-96), The International Women's Club Helsinki, Foundation Art Hall of Helsinki (president delegate 1993), Zonta Club I.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poetry, theater.

Connections

Married m. Matti Jääskinen, January 16, 1955. Children: Pirkko, Niilo, Minna.

father:
Eljas Piiroinen

mother:
Iida (Kettunen) Piiroinen

spouse:
m. Matti Jääskinen

child:
Minna Jääskinen

child:
Niilo Jääskinen

child:
Pirkko Jääskinen