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museum director

Dennis Ray Barrie, museum director. Active international arts panel National Education Association/United States Information Agency, Washington, 1984-1986, art in public pls. and visual arts panel Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, 1986-1990; panelist Cinn. Bicentennial Commission; Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museum, Ohio Museum Association, College Art Association.

Background

Barrie, Dennis Ray was born on July 9, 1947 in Cleveland. Son of David Ray and Evelyn (Vild) Barrie.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oberlin College, 1969. Master of Science, Oberlin College, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1983.

Career

Midwest area director Archives of America Art Smithsonian Institute, Washington and Detroit, 1972—1983. Director Contemporary Arts Center, Cinn., 1983—1992. President Dennis Barrie & Associates, 1992—1993.

Director Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum, 1993—1998. President Barrie Consultant, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 1996—1998, Malrite Company, 1998—2005. Director cult. planning Westlake Reed Leskosky Architects, Cleveland, since 2005.

Principal Barrie Project, since 2005.

Membership

Active international arts panel National Education Association/United States Information Agency, Washington, 1984-1986, art in public pls. and visual arts panel Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, 1986-1990. Panelist Cinn. Bicentennial Commission. Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museum, Ohio Museum Association, College Art Association.

Connections

Married Dianne Hester, September 28, 1977. Children: Ian Michael, Kevin James.

father:
David Ray Barrie

mother:
Evelyn (Vild) Barrie

spouse:
Dianne Hester

child:
Kevin James Barrie

child:
Ian Michael Barrie