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published: March 2004
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November 7, 2010

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Kim Sheahan
Assistant Director of Education
Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois
600 S. Gregory St.
Urbana IL
61801 USA
Email: ksheahan@uiuc.edu

Kim Sheahan wears two hats at the Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois. As Special Events Coordinator, she serves as organizer and facilitator for a wide variety of Museum-based events, including lectures, panel discussions, receptions, conferences, and symposia, as well as performances by storytellers, dancers, musicians, and singers from around the world. As Assistant Director of Education, she creates, reserves, and presents outreach and gallery programs for regional community members of all ages and backgrounds. Kim is also a professional storyteller and uses stories to expand and enhance her culture-based and natural history-based programs. Kim has a B.A. in History and Classical Civilizations and an M.A. in History from the University of Illinois. She has also received an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Museology, Education, and Special Education) from the University of Idaho.

Kim will present Evaluating the Authenticity of Egyptian Cartonnage Fragments: Educational Outreach in Search of the Truth