Bachelor, Wellesley College, 1933; postgraduate, New York University School Fine Arts, 1934-1936; certified, Institute d'art et d'archéologie, Sorbonne, Paris, 1935.
Director traveling exhibitions, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1933-1948; member of advisory committee, American Federation Arts, New York City, 1944-1956; member of advisory committee, vice chairman International Committee, American Federation Arts, New York City, 1945-1953; founder, director, Salisbury Film Society, Connecticut, 1951-1980; member of advisory commission on exhibitions, Katonah Art Gallery, New York City, since 1977. Board directors International Film Seminars, New York City, 1968-1980, Friends of Art, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, Macdowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H., since 1970, secretary, 1971, vice president, 1972, honorary trustee, 1977-1986, director emeritus, 1989.
Board directors Salisbury Center School, Lakeville, Connecticut, 1952-1955, secretary building committee, 1949-1952. Member Democratic Town Committee, Salisbury, 1951-1970. Board directors Marvelwood School, Cornwall, Connecticut, 1963-1967, Housatonic Psychiatric Center.
Member American Federation Arts (advisory committee on film 1983-1989). Clubs: Cosmopolitan (New York City).
Married Robert Chesley Osborn, March 18, 1944. Children: Nicolas Courter, Eliot Wyckoff.