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art association administrator

Myra Blossom Klahr, American art association administrator. Recipient Dylan Thomas Poetry prize, 1970. Member New York State Alliance for Arts Education (board directors, representative to National Commission Arts for Handicapped), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Klahr, Myra Blossom was born on April 16, 1933 in Brooklyn. Daughter of David and Sophie (Margolis) Cohen.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education cum laude, Queens College, 1954. Master of Science in Education, Queens College, 1959. Postgraduate, New School Social Research, 1970.

Career

Classroom teacher, substitute teacher Westchester (New York ) Schools, 1954-1973, poet in residence. Designer, administrator Manpower Development and Training Program for Poets. Founder, executive director Poets in Public Service, Incorporated, New York York City.

Adjunct professor State University of New York, New Paltz. Member arts advisory council New York State Department Education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Eagle Soars. Contributor articles to professional journals and newspapers including The New York Times.

Membership

Member New York State Alliance for Arts Education (board directors, representative to National Commission Arts for Handicapped), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, swimming, reading.

Connections

Children: Marc, Ellen, Susan, Shari.

father:
David Cohen

mother:
Sophie (Margolis) Cohen

child:
Marc Klahr

child:
Ellen Klahr

child:
Susan Klahr

child:
Shari Klahr