Resume for Eugene Dillenburg




"All together now: WE DON'T NEED NO STINKING BADGES!"



Eugene W. Dillenburg


EDUCATION

Columbia College, Chicago
B.A. Marketing Communication 1982

OTHER TRAINING RECEIVED


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Science Museum of Minnesota
April 2001 - present
Exhibit Developer, Label Writer on Playing With Time (5,000 sq. ft. traveling exhibit; $1.5 million exhibit budget, opened March 2002).
Exhibit Developer on Robots and Humans (5,000 sq. ft. traveling exhibit, $2 million exhibit budget, opened February 2004).
Also worked as developer and/or writer on a variety of smaller exhibits, videos, and object theaters.

John G. Shedd Aquarium
July 1997 - March 2001
Lead Exhibit Developer, Wild Reef (new, permanent exhibit; 13,500 sq. ft.; $4.1 million exhibit budget)

Field Museum of Natural History
November 1989 - July 1997
Exhibit Developer / Project Manager / Coordinator, Special Projects
Administrative Assistant: Visitor Services and Geology departments

Chicago Academy of Sciences
December 1988 - November 1989
Volunteer: Collections, Development

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Serrell and Associates 2002-2004 Web master, writer
Michigan State University 2001-2007 Research Associate
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 1999-2001 Exhibits consultant
John G. Shedd Aquarium 1996 Exhibit developer
Glenview Golf Club 1995-1996 Exhibit developer
Ohio Historical Society 1995 Exhibits consultant


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Association of Museums, 1990-present

National Association for Museum Exhibition, 1994-present
Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation, 1997-present

Association of Midwest Museums, 1992-present
Minnesota Association of Museums, 2001-present

Chicago Museum Exhibitors' Group, 1991-2001


PUBLICATIONS

Current Trends vol. 13 (May 2000) Formative evaluation
Curator 2000, no. 4 Exhibits on current issues
1997, no. 3 Exhibit review
Exhibitionist Fall 2002 Exhibit review
Spring 2002 The City Museum (contributor to forum)
Spring 2001 Excellence in Exhibition (co-author)
Judging Excellence (contributing author)
Spring 2000 Team process (contributor to forum)
Fall 1999 Poetry of exhibits
Fall 1995 Museums in Australia
Hand to Hand April 1991 Exhibit revision
MMC Source Book 1996 Professional networking
1995 Exhibit revision
Book: Excellence in Exhibition (in press; co-author with Serrell, et. al.) Exhibit excellence


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

American Association of Museums Visitor Studies Association Association of Science and Technology Centers Midwest Museums Conference Illinois State Museum Association Chicago Museum Exhibitors' Group Minnesota Association of Museums

TRAINING GIVEN

Label writing workshop, Levels I & II, various venues (1996 - 2004)

AAM National Interpretation Project, Exemplary Interpretation seminar (June 2001)

Michigan State University

OTHER





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