Selected Lectures and Consultations
2009, 2010, 2011
Association of Art Museum Directors: Chaired meetings of directors from mid-sized art museums: 2011 and 2009. Initiated alignment group of directors with substantial holdings in American Art. NEA Travel Grant to meeting 2010.
Kansas Arts Commission Workshop: Arts Advocacy: Action to Success, Panelist: Engaging Community Leadership, February 27.
Mid-America Arts Alliance, Accessibility Institute, Kansas City, Mo. Guest Lecturer
American Association of Museums, Museums and Community Initiative, Local Co-Chair, City of Wichita
Wichita State University: Guest Lecture Entrepreneurship and the Arts
Princeton Adult School: instructor for 3 eight-week evening courses in Drawing and Design
Trenton City Museum, sole juror. Exhibition reviewed favourably in The New York Times(April 25, 1993), 12 NJ.
College Art Association, Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., Panel Chair: Unfinished Works of Art.
American Association of Museums, Museum Assessment Program I (long-range planning) for Longwood College Art Center (1993), Ursinus College Museum (1992), Hamilton College Art Gallery (1991), and the Print Club of Philadelphia (1990). Attended AAM training workshop for Peer Reviewers (1999).
Institute for Museum Services (now Institute for Museum and Library Services) Juror: General Operating Support grant applications.
1981, 1982, 1984, 1990
The National Endowment for the Arts: consultant, lecturer, panellist
The Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, TX, evaluation/ long-range planning of museum’s education department
Fondation de France, Paris, France: lecture: Museum Program Designs for Mentally Disabled Visitors
Consortium of The Rockefeller Foundation, The Carnegie Trust of Great Britain, and The French Ministry of Culture in Bellagio, Italy: Conference: The Healing Role of the Arts. Sole museum representative and speaker, The Disabled and Works of Art
The Neuberger Museum, Purchase, N.Y., lecture: The Future of Community Education
The Museums of Stony Brook, Stony Brook, N.Y., consultant for an exhibition examining the relationship between the paintings of William Sidney Mount and music
Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, DE, staff training
The Smithsonian Institution, for book Museums and Handicapped Students: Guidelines for Educators