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Arts administrator

Mary Lynn Perry, American arts administrator. Smithsonian Institution Travel grantee to India, 1984.


Perry, Mary Lynn was born on October 26, 1954 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. Daughter of James Beverly and Mary Ellen (Stone) Perry.


Student, Shenandoah College, 1973. Bachelor, University Maryland, 1976. Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1983.


Administrative assistant, Museum of African Art, Washington, 1977-1980;program assistant, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1980-1982;education specialist, Smithsonian Institution, 1982-1985;arts program coordinator, Sacramento Metro. Arts Commission, 1985-1990;president consultant firm, Mary Lynn Perry Associations, El Dorado Hills, California, since 1990. Consultant National Museum Ntural History, New Delhi, India, 1984.

Instructor California.State U., Sacramento, 1988, Sierra College, Rocklin, California, 1990-1991.


Member advisory board Sacramento Regional Getty Institute for Educators on Visual Arts, 1987-1988. Member steering committee Northern California Partnership Project Arts International, Institute International Education, 1987-1989. President Sacramento Children's Museum, 1988, El Dorado Arts Council, 1988.

President Sacramento Council for International Visitors, 1988-1989, co-chair education committee, 1991-1992. Treasurer Friends of Arts, Sacramento, 1990, vice president, 1990-1991, president, 1992. Member program committee Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, since 1990.

Member advisory board California Cultural Assembly, since 1990. Member distribution subcommittee arts and humanities Sacramento Regional Foundation, 1991. Member school board coordinator program council & fine arts element Jackson Elementary School, El Dorado Hills, 1991-1992.

Member American Association Museum, Women's Heritage Museum Project (area representative 1985-1990), Anne Arundel County Women's Commission (associate commissioner 1984), Education Roundtable Sacramento (founder), Lionesses, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, gardening.


Married Scott Michael Lebar, December 21, 1976. Children: Julia Mary, Andrea Lynn.

James Beverly Perry

Mary Ellen (Stone) Perry

Scott Michael Lebar

Julia Mary Perry

Andrea Lynn Perry