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Patricia Ann Hurdle

Museum administrator

Patricia Ann Hurdle, museum administrator. Member American Association Museums (accreditation visiting committee chairman and museum assessment program consultant since 1982), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Hurdle, Patricia Ann was born on October 9, 1946 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Thomas Gray and Bessie Eloise (Spence) Hurdle.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Duke University, 1968. Master of Arts, College William & Mary, 1971.

Career

Curator of furnishings North Carolina Department Archives & History, Raleigh, 1969-1971. Assistant registrar North Carolina Museum of Art, 1971-1972. Program director Georgia Commission for National Bicentennial Celebration, Atlanta, 1973-1974.

Curator of collections Greensboro (North Carolina) History Museum, 1975-1976. Curatorial assistant to director North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1976-1979. Registrar Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1979-1980.

Administrative curator Bassett Hall Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1980-1983, associate director then deputy director Museum division, 1983-1990. Director Museum department Atlanta History Society, Inc., since 1990. Consultant Mid-Atlantic Region, National Trust for History Preservation, Philadelphia, 1986.

Membership

Member American Association Museums (accreditation visiting committee chairman and museum assessment program consultant since 1982), Phi Beta Kappa.