We were very honored to have Clare Brown as our speaker at our third CreativeMornings/DC event.
Clare Brown is an Exhibition Designer and Graphic Designer with 15 years experience working for museums in Washington DC and New York City. She has designed interpretive history and art exhibitions for the Museum of the City of New York, the New-York Historical Society, the Newseum, and the National Museum of American History. Her most recent exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution include two installations of the First Ladies Gowns collection (2009, 2011) and the new installation of Julia Child's Kitchen and the associated exhibition titled Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000 (2012). In addition to practicing exhibition design, Clare has also taught design to graduate students at GWU and the Corcoran College of Art + Design for the past 7 years. Clare currently serves as the Department Chair and as an Assistant Professor for the Master of Arts in Exhibition Design program at the Corcoran College of Art + Design. She also currently researches and gives lectures about the relationship between "space and meaning" and the importance of multi-disciplinary collaboration when creating environmental design.
The event was generously sponsored by Huge (http://www.hugeinc.com) and hosted by Gibson Guitar Showroom (http://facebook.com/Gibson202) in downtown DC.
CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee! You can join us in numerous cities around the world. (creativemornings.com)
A huge thank you to goldenbear (goldenbear.tv) for filming and editing.
You can see photos of the event over on Flickr (http://flickr.com/photos/creativemorningsdc/sets/)
Thanks to our volunteers for stepping up at the last minute to shoot our photos of the event.
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