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Museum director , art researcher

Howard Edmund Wooden, museum director, art researcher. Fulbright teaching fellow Athens (Greece) College, 1951-1952; research grantee National Institutes of Health, 1955-1965; recipient Gari Melchers Memorial medal Artist's Fellowship, Incorporated, New York York City, 1987. Member International Council Museums, American Association Museum, Association Art Museum Directors, College Art Assn American.

Background

Wooden, Howard Edmund was born on October 10, 1919 in Baltimore. Son of Howard Edmund and Maria (Barth) Wooden.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1946. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1948.

Career

Instructor, director education, St. Paul's School, Baltimore, 1942-1950; instructor art, U. Evansville (Indiana), 1953-1963; associate professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1963-1966; music director, Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1966-1975; music director, Wichita (Kansas) Art Museum, 1975-1989; director emeritus, Wichita (Kansas) Art Museum, 1989-1995. Consultant exhibition juror, numerous locations, 1956-1986. Art tour guide England, France, Italy, Greece, Germany, United States of America, 1965-1995.

Associate professor Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1968-1975. Lecturer Wichita State University, 1980-1981.

Works

Membership

Member International Council Museums, American Association Museum, Association Art Museum Directors, College Art Assn American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, reading.

Connections

Married Virginia Irene Burkert, 1941. Children: Virginia Lee Wooden Hyde, Howard E.

father:
Howard Edmund Wooden

mother:
Maria (Barth) Wooden

spouse:
Virginia Irene Burkert

child:
Howard E. Wooden

child:
Virginia Lee Wooden Hyde Wooden