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Barbara Naomi Cohen-Stratyner, American Curator. Avocation: music F C. Shubert Foundation fellow, 1977-1978. Public service writer Gay Men's Health Crisis, New York City; Member American Association Muss., International Council Muss., New York Muss. Council, Museum Education Roundtable (board directors since 1993, vice chair publications since 1994), Theatre Library. Association (editor since 1980).

Background

Cohen-Stratyner, Barbara Naomi was born on March 5, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Maxwell Tillman and Cecelia (Spivakowsky) Cohen.

Education

AB, Barnard College, New York City, 1972. Master of Fine Arts, New York University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1980.

Career

Professional costumer, opera companies, New York City, 1972-1977;costume coordinator, Theatre Development Fund, New York City, 1974-1976;editor Dance Data, Dance Horizons, New York City, 1976-1978;editor The Bookwoman, Women's National Book Association, 1987-1988;editor Performing Arts Resources, Theatre Library. Association, since 1980;freelance exhibition curator, since 1986;curator of exhibitions, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York City, since 1987. Member of faculty fashion history Parsons School Design, New York City, since 1987.

Consultant Shubert Archive, New York City, since 1987. Consultant Barnard College Centennial, New York City, since 1988, Carnegie Hall Centennial, New York City, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Avocation: music F C.

Works

Membership

Public service writer Gay Men's Health Crisis, New York City. Fellow Royal Society Arts. Member American Association Museum (treasurer diversity coalition), International Council Museum, New York Museum Council, Museum Education Roundtable (board directors since 1993, vice-chair publications since 1994), Theatre Library.

Association (editor since 1980), Mid-Atlantic Association Museum (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

father:
Maxwell Tillman Cohen

mother:
Cecelia (Spivakowsky) Cohen