INDIVIDUAL

Lynne Williamson

Identifier
NFAI.E.00009159
Preferred Name
Lynne Williamson
Library of Congress Naming Authority
Williamson, Lynne [info:lc/authorities/names/n85037437]
Entity Date
1951
Biography/History

Lynne Williamson (B.A. SUNY Binghamton; M.Litt. University of Edinburgh) has been a museum professional since 1977, receiving her training and the Museums Association Diploma of Great Britain at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford. In the United States she has held two curatorial positions, at the Native American Center for the Living Arts in Niagara Falls, and the American Indian Archaeological Institute in Washington, CT, where she served as Project Coordinator for the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded exhibition As We Tell Our Stories. Based at the Institute for Community Research in Hartford from 1993-2015, she continues to direct the Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program, a statewide folk arts initiative, now at the CT Historical Society. Her work involves professional museum practice, community-based oral history and technical assistance programs, arts administration, and research projects. She has Mohawk-Mississauga descent through her father, a tribal member of Six Nations Reserve, Ontario. She serves as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Hartford, teaching "Native American Cultures," and is certified to teach English as a Second Language.

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WNPR - Connecticut Public Broadcasting (is spouse of)

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