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historian , consultant , Arts administrator

Michael Terrence Sheehan, American arts administrator, historian, consultant.

Background

Sheehan, Michael Terrence was born on December 15, 1942 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Donald Thomas and Betty (Young) Sheehan.

Education

Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania, 1965; Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, 1974.

Career

House manager Annenberg Center, Philadelphia, 1968-1972. Manager Performing Arts Center State University of New York, Albany, 1972-1976. Managing director Taconic Theatre Company, Spencertown, New York, 1973-1977.

Executive director Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York City, 1978-1982. Consultant Washington, 1984-1987. President Oatlands Plantation, Leesburg, Virginia, 1987-1989.

Director Woodrow Wilson House National Trust for Historic Preserve, Washington, 1989-2000.

Membership

Board of directors Albany League of Arts, 1972-1977, Loudon County League of Arts, Leesburg, 1988-1989. Member Loudon County Tourism Board, 1987-1989, chairman professional interest county, 1997. Consortium officer Historic House Museums of Metropolitan Washington, 1992-1996.

Member Executive Committee District of Columbia Heritage Tourism Coalition, 1996-1998. Member American Association Museum, National Trust History Preservation, International Council Museum, National Press Club.

Connections

father:
Donald Thomas Sheehan

mother:
Betty (Young) Sheehan