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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Stuart Kestenbaums
RLIN number: NXCP94-A
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: American Craftspeople Project
Description: Childhood in Maplewood, NJ; Hamilton College 1969-73, interest in clay modeling; European travel; potter apprentice in Portland, ME until May 1975; Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME 1975; taught pottery workshops in Portland area schools with support of the State Art Commission; employed through CETA program 1977-80: Director of children's museum in Portland; State Art Commission field coordinator for the artist-in-residence program; Assistant Director of State Art Commission 1985-88; developed art curriculum/requirements for Maine public school system; Director Haystack Mountain School of Crafts July 1988- ; current work in fundraising, establishment of school endowment, and maintaining diverse student population at Haystack.
Extent: Transcript: 29 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1990. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kestenbaum, Stuart, 1951-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1951
Speaker occupation: Arts administrator; Potter
Age at speaking: 38
Document date: 1989
Interviewer: Polsky, Richard M.
Locations discussed: Maine; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art commissions; Art--Study and teaching; Federal aid to the arts; Maine; North America; Oral history; Potters; Pottery; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Art and State; Arts administrators; CETA; Children's museums; Educational fund raising; Kestenbaum, Stuart, 1951-; State aid to education
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021315-16754