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Margaret Kent Burchenal Edit Profile

educator , Museum administrator , art historian

Margaret Kent Burchenal, museum administrator, educator, art historian. Member American Association Museum, New England Museum Association, College Art Association, International Center for Medieval Art, Maine Alliance Arts Education Board.

Background

Burchenal, Margaret Kent was born on November 19, 1952 in Cincinnati. Daughter of John Jackson and Susan Starr Burchenal. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1974.

Education

Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1975. Public programs associate, division education Philadelphia Mus.Art, 1979-1980, assistant chief, director education, 1980-1982. Education director Portland Museum Art, Maine, since 1982.

Member visual arts panel New England Foundation For Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984-1986. President board directors Maine Festival of Arts, Inc., Brunswick, 1984-1985, Maine Alliance for Arts Education, 1986. Named Art Educator of Year National Art Education Association Eastern regional division, 1992.

Career

Public programs associate, division education Philadelphia Museum Art, 1979—1980, assistant chief & director, education, 1980—1982. Education director Portland Museum Art, Maine, since 1982. Member, visual arts panel New England Foundation For Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984—1986.

Membership

President, board directors Maine Festival Arts Inc., Brunswick, 1984—1985, Maine Alliance Arts Education, since 1986. Member of Maine Alliance Arts Education Board, International Center Medieval Art, College Art Association, New England Museum Association, American Association Museum.

Connections

father:
John Jackson

mother:
Susan Starr Burchenal. Bachelor of Arts