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art museum administrator

Gary Kent Vikan, Art museum administrator. Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow, 1967-1968. member Byzantine Studies Counf. (governing board since 1989), United States National Committee for Byzantine Studies (Executive Committee, 1988-1992.

Background

Vikan, Gary Kent was born on November 30, 1946 in Fosston, Minnesota, United States. Son of Franklin and Wilma (Johnson) Vikan.

Education

Bachelor, Carleton College, 1967. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1976.

Career

Art museum administrator, curator Byzantine art Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, 1975-1984. Assistant director curatorial affairs, curator medieval art Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 1985—1994, director, since 1994. Adjunct professor Johns Hopkins University.

Membership

Member Byzantine Studies Counf. (governing board since 1989), United States National Committee for Byzantine Studies (executive committee, 1988-1992.

Connections

Married Elana Klausner, September 12, 1971. Children: Nicole, Sonia.

father:
Franklin Vikan

mother:
Wilma (Johnson) Vikan

spouse:
Elana Klausner

child:
Nicole Vikan

child:
Sonia Vikan