Clare Brown is an Exhibition Designer and Creative Director with 20 years experience developing and designing exhibitions for museums in New York City and Washington, DC. She has designed exhibitions at the Museum of the City of New York, the Newseum, the New-York Historical Society and the National Museum of American History.
In addition to designing exhibitions, Clare served as Chair, Director of Graduate Studies, and Assistant Professor for the MA Exhibition Design program at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at The George Washington University from 2012 to 2017.
Clare speaks about the future of exhibition design at the SEGD Exhibition and Experiences conference and at the AAM Annual Meeting. She has published several articles about exhibition design methods and pedagogy through the National Association of Museum Exhibitions, and through Routlege publishing.
Clare grew up in Africa and Asia. She is a dancer, a former theater technician and carpenter, and she geeks out over things like creative process, people-first design, and the relationships between space and meaning.