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published: April, 2002

Archives & Museum Informatics, 2002.
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Speakers

Ted Lind
Deputy Director for Education and Public Programmign
Albany Institute of History and Art
Education
125 Washington Aveneu
Albany NY
12210 USA
Email: lindew@albanyinstitute.org
http://wwwalbanyinstitute.org

Edward (Ted) Lind, Deputy Director for Education and Public Programs at the Albany Institute of History & Art (AIHA) in Albany, NY, has 20 years experience in the field of museum education. At AIHA Mr. Lind is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of a wide range of educational and public programs for visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Prior to his work at the Albany Institute he was Assistant Curator of Education at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Mr. Lind has taught studio art and art history at the college level and has lectured and written extensively on the subject of museum education. At AIHA he has coordinated several interpretation projects and directed the creation of an exhibition that focused on the museum's diverse collection of portraits and an exhibition of the Hudson River School of painters. Mr. Lind has served as a consultant/specialist for numerous organizations including the Virginia Association of Museums, the Rensselaer County Historical Society, the Federation of Historical Services, the Capital Area School Development Association, the Frederick Remington Museum, the Adirondack Museum, the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, and the Center for Folklife, History and Cultural Programs in Glens Falls, NY. He has served on review panels for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Connecticut Arts Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Mr. Lind has presented papers and chaired panels for the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, the New York State Art Teachers Association and National Art Education Association. He served as a member of the ASSETS Committee, developing the new assessment tools in the visual arts for the New York State Board of Regents. Mr. Lind received his B.A. with a major in visual arts from Albion College, Albion, Michigan. He received his M.F.A. in painting from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. Mr. Lind was awarded a Max Beckmann Fellowship for advanced studies in painting at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Mr. Lind is an active painter and has exhibited widely. Most recently, he had a solo exhibition at The Albany Center Galleries in Albany, NY.

Ted will demonstrate New Worlds, New Visions: The Interactive Revolution in Museum Programming for the Classroom