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art historian , Art museum director

Forrest McGill, Art museum director, art historian. Fulbright fellow United States Government, 1975-1976.

Background

McGill, Forrest was born on October 25, 1947 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Oscar Forrest and Gladys Lee (Autrey) McGill.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell Univercity, 1969; Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1972; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1977.

Career

Assistant director Huntington Art Gallery, University Texas, Austin, 1980-1984; director, curator of Asian Art, adjunct associate professor, Museum Art & Archaeology-U. Missouri, Columbia, 1984-1989; assistant director, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1989-1991; director, Mary Washington College Galleries, Fredericksburg, Virginia, since 1992.

Connections

father:
Oscar Forrest McGill

mother:
Gladys Lee (Autrey) McGill