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curator , educator , Museum director

Margaret Ann Bero, museum director, curator, educator. Grantee, Illinois Humanities Council, 2003-2004, 3M Corporation, 2005-2006.

Background

Bero, Margaret Ann Daughter of Beverly Patricia and George Harry George.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, University Missouri, 1972. Master of Arts in Teaching, Aurora University, Illinois, 2000. Student in Museum Studies, Northern Illinois University, since 2005.

Career

Instructor art Batavia Public Schools, Illinois, 1992—1996. Curator education Schingoethe Museum Native American Cultures Aurora University, 1996—2000, associate director, curator Schingoethe Center Native American Cultures, since 2001, adjunct faculty, since 2003. Consultant Air Classics Museum, Aurora, 2003—2004.

Creator museum education program Museum Artifact Inquiry Zone, since 2000. Lecturer in field, since 1998. Curator, exhibit designer Museum of Mysteries, 2001—2005, Nizhoni Gallery & The World of the Kachins, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Norris Gallery, St. Charles, Illinois, 2000, Aurora University, 2004-2005.

Membership

Member of Mount Plains Museum Association (presenter), National Art Education Association (associate), Illinois State History Society (associate Superior Achievement award 2003), Illinois Association Museum (associate Superior Achievement award 2002, 2003), American Association Museum (associate), Illinois Art Education Association (associate. Vice president 2002-2005, presenter, named Illinois Museum Educator of Year 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, antiques, gardening, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Dan Michael Bero, January 29, 1977. Children: Evan Daniel, Marissa Patricia, Lindsay Tess.

father:
Beverly Patricia

mother:
George Harry George

spouse:
Dan Michael Bero

child:
Evan Daniel Bero

child:
Marissa Patricia Bero

child:
Lindsay Tess Bero