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museum director

Jean Stern, museum director. Member of American Association Museum, California Art Club (Man of the Year 1998).

Background

Stern, Jean was born on March 28, 1946 in Casablanca, Morocco. Arrived in the United States, 1955, naturalized, 1962. Son of Frederic and Sultana Stern.

Education

Bachelor History, California State, Northridge, California, 1968. Master of Arts Art History, California State, San Diego, California, 1972. Post graduate, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles.

Career

Instructor San Diego State University, San Diego, 1974—1976. Instructor art history Mesa College, 1976. Director Petersen Galleries, Beverly Hills, 1978—1991.

Executive director The Irvine Museum, Irvine, since 1992. Guest curator San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, 1976.

Membership

Member of American Association Museum, California Art Club (Man of the Year 1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics.

Connections

Married Linda Susan Stern, January 18, 2004. Married Carol Elizabeth Adams (divorced). Children: Carrie Dona, Hannah Marie.

father:
Frederic Stern

mother:
Sultana Stern

spouses:
Linda Susan Stern

Carol Elizabeth Adams

children:
Carrie Dona Stern

Hannah Marie Stern