Charles A. Shepard III, Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, has been involved in making, presenting, teaching, and introducing people to art for thirty years. He has been a professor of art history, senior curator and executive director at three university museums before accepting his post as Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in 2003. He holds degrees in art history from the University of Main and Williams College.
American Stories gives a behind the scenes look into the world of art. Each week Charles Shepard, Director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, tells the story behind one of the pieces on display at the museum. From triumphant success stories to tragic disasters, tune in each Wednesday during Morning Edition and All Things Considered to learn something new and unexpected in American Stories.
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