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Jacqueline Ruth Lanier, American curator, artist.


Lanier, Jacqueline Ruth was born on December 15, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of John Stanley and Mary Elizabeth (Porter) Lanier.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Morgan State University, 1976.


Drama specialist Day in Arts Boston Symphony, 1971. Drama specialist Baltimore City Cultural Arts & Urban Services, 1974-1978. Producer, host Station WEAA-FM, 1985-1990.

With ACTION, 1987-1989. Research and Development implementer Abell Foundation, 1988-1989. Developer, curator Lanier Museum African-American History, since 1983.

Business manager League for Handicap-Camp Greentop, 1997. Consultant, development, program coordinator Being Reunited with Opportunity, since 1998. Seminar staff developer department education Baltimore Cith School, 1988.

Lecturer, presenter Internal Revenue Service, 1988. Research and Development implementer Lady Maryland Foundation, 1989. Lecturer District of Columbia Public Library., 1990.

Assistant development coordinator, collections manager Heritage Museum Art, since 1990, Lanier Enterprises International, since 1997. Curator, lecturer Benjamin Banner Museum and Park, since 1998. Lecturer in field.


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  • Other Work

    • Producer Call of the Ancestor, 1992. Exhbts. Include Counciling Center, 1992, International Black Women Congress, 1992, Morgan State University, 1992, Busterizing, Incorporated, Maryland Commission African American History & Culture, 1992, City Life Museum, 1992, Encore Theatre Company, 1992, Social Security Administration, 1992, New Shiloh Baptist Church, 1992, Enon Baptist Church, 1992, St. Peter Clavers Church, 1992, Immaculate Conception Church, 1994, Martin Luther King Church, 1994, Heritage Museum Art, 1994, Chesapeake College, 1994, 97, Native American Museum, 1994, National Association Black Veterans, 1994, Department Equal Employment Development, 1994, Perry Point Veterans Hospital, 1994, United Nations, 1995, District of Columbia Country Club, 1995, Howard County Community College, 1995, Cambridge College, 1995, Johns Hopkins Research Institute, 1995, History Sharp.

      St. Church, 1995, Baltimore Aquarium, 1996, Chesapeake College, 1996, Allaganey County Arts Council, 1996, Heritage Museum, 1996, Maryland Humanities Council, 1996, National Aquarium Baltimore 1996, Mobil Corporation Headquarters, 1996, 97, Health Care Finance Administration, 1996, 97, League Serving People with Disabilities, 1997.


Member of Executive Committee Broadway East Cmty. Association; board directors, 2d district representative Citizen Planning & Housing Chairman's Association East Baltimore Council Neighborhoods, Inc. Member Empowerment Zone Development Board.

General partner Gay St. HousingPartnership Ltd. Board directors, president Housing Assistance Corporation. Vice president Middle East Cmty.

Development Corporation. Volunteer Baltimore City Commission Women, Urban Superior vena cava syndrome.Agy., Baltimore City Youth Fair, WAVR Radio. Committee member Democratic State Control Committee.

Member substance abuse prevention county Mayor's Coordinating Council Criminal Justice, Voices of Electorate. Member Black Single Parents. Member, president Ira Aldridge Players.

Advising committee minority business tourism Maryland. Department Economics Employment Development Office Tourism. Member Sankofa exhb. advising committee Maryland.

History Society, board directors Seventh Sons Production Company. Member National Association Fundraising Executives, National Association Black Collectors & Dealers, New Gay St. Improvement Association (president), Black Ethnic Collectibles Magazine (advisory board), Transitional Housing Program (advising committee).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: environmentalist, synchronized swimming, writing, reading, storytelling.


1 child, Raymond Rashad Lanier.

John Stanley Lanier

Mary Elizabeth (Porter) Lanier

Raymond Rashad Lanier