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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 music, Fogg Art Museum/Harvard University, 1965-1983;curator of records, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1983-1984;managing curator of records and loans, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1984-1991;head Division of Research on Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991-1992;director, chief curator, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, since 1992. Overview panel National Education Association, 1993-1994. Reviewer National Endowment for Humanities, 1992-1994.

Surveyor AAM Mus.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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

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

    Avocations: various languages including French, German, Italian, Latin, ancient Greek.

Connections

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

father:
Howard Douglas John Fabing

mother:
Esther Clare (Marting) Fabing

spouses:
Peter B. Doeringer

James Alexander Muspratt

child:
Eric Atchley Fabing