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Suzannah Fabing

museum director

Suzannah Fabing, museum director. Member New England Museum Association (panelist), Museum Computer Network (board directors 1984-1990, secretary 1988, vice president 1988-1989, president 1989-1990), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Fabing, Suzannah was born on October 1, 1942 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Howard Douglas John and Esther Clare (Marting) Fabing.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Art History with honours, Wellesley College, 1964. AM, Harvard University, 1965.

Career

Assistant to curator of Ancient art to deputy director museum Fogg Art Museum/Harvard University, 1965-1983. Curator of records National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1983-1984, managing curator of records and loans, 1984-1991, head Division of Research on Collections, 1991-1992. Director, chief curator Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1992—2005.

Overview panel National Education Association, 1993-1994. Reviewer National Endowment of the Humanities, 1992-1994. Surveyor AAM Museum Assessment Program, since 1991.

Member Art Information Task Force, Getty Art Information Program, 1990-1994. Visiting committee Wellesley College Museum, since 1988, Fitchburg Art Museum, chairman 1983-1988, others. Trustee Fitchburg Art Museum, 1975-1982, Revels, Inc., 1981-1982, 88-92), others.

Membership

Member New England Museum Association (panelist), Museum Computer Network (board directors 1984-1990, secretary 1988, vice president 1988-1989, president 1989-1990), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Languages.

Connections

Married Peter B. Doeringer, June 19, 1965 (divorced June 1981). 1 child, Eric Atchley. Married James Alexander Muspratt, August 21, 1993.