Kind, Joshua B. was born on November 5, 1933 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Abraham and Sarah (Singer) Kind.
Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania, 1955;
Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1967.
Instructor art history Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1959—1962. Instructor humanities University Chicago, 1962—1965, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1965—1969. Professor art history Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1969—2004.
Retired adjunct professor art history School of The Art Institute of Chicago, 1964-1976. Contribution editor, New Art Examiner, Chicago, 1975-1982. Director Oxbow Summer School Art, Saugatuck, Michigan, 1966-1967.
International Dictionary Art & Artists, New York, 1990, 1989—2002. Contributor encyclopedia.
Chicago correspondent Art News, 1962—1969. Docent Chicago Architectural Foundation, 2004—2008. Lecturer corps Chicago Symphony Orchestra, since 2006.
Lecturer Older Adult Institute, College College of DuPage Illinois, since 2004. Program annotator Protege Classical Symphony Orchestras, since 2005. Volunteer Art Institute Chicago, since 2004.
With pre-concert conversations Downers Grove Concert Association Concerts, since 2003.