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Kathleen A. Walsh-Piper Edit Profile

Art museum educator

Kathleen A. Walsh-Piper, museum director. Certified teacher, Missouri. Robert E. Smith fellow National Gallery of Art, 1994. Member National Art Education Association (regional museum educator 1984, national museum educator 1985, director museum division since 1992), American Association Museum (chair midwest education ccom. 1983-1984).

Background

Walsh-Piper, Kathleen A. was born on August 17, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of James Clement and Jane (Burnham) Walsh-Piper.

Education

Bachelor in Art History, Washington University, St. Louis, 1969;Master of Arts in Art History, Washington University, St. Louis, 1973;postgraduate, St. Saint Louis University.

Career

Teacher St. Louis Archdiocesan Schools, 1970-1973. Assistant professor Missouri Baptist College, St. Louis, 1973. Teacher Hazelwood Junior High School, 1974-1977.

Museum teacher St. Louis Art. Museum, 1976, coordinator research center, 1977-1980. Assistant director museum education Art.

Institute Chicago, 1980—1985. Director education Terra Museum American Art, 1985-1988. Head department teacher and school programs National Gallery Art, Washington, 1988—1995.

Cultural specialist United States Information Agency, 1995. Director education public programs Dallas Museum Art, Texas, 1995—2002. Director University Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, since 2002.

Museum guest scholar Jean Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, 1997.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Missouri.

Membership

Advisory county Urban League Cultural Center, St. Louis, 1979-1980. Board directors Chicago Coalition for Arts in Education, 1983-1984, Illinois Alliance for Arts, Chicago, 1985-1987, Evanston Arts Council, 1986-1988, Marwen Foundation, since 1988. Member National Art Education Association (regional music educator 1984, national music educator 1985, director music division since 1992), American Association Museum (chair midwest education ccom.

1983-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: writing.

Connections

Married Michael G. Rubin, May 17, 1969 (divorced 1978). Married Rubin H. Piper, December 19, 1987.

father:
James Clement Walsh-Piper

mother:
Jane (Burnham) Walsh-Piper

spouse:
Michael G. Rubin

spouse:
Rubin H. Piper