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The Art and Science of Creating a New Museum
Lynne Friman
With more than 30 years’ experience working for arts and cultural organizations, Lynne Friman’s focus has been on management, strategic planning, museum development and exhibition design for museums and community arts organizations, including the DIA, UMMA and The Henry Ford. She is the former President of the National Association for Museum Exhibition, was Acting Director of Metro Detroit’s CultureSource, Board Chair of Ann Arbor’s Arts Alliance and current President of Salt Valley Arts in Saline.

Speaker’s Synopsis: Meet Lynne Friman, A Museum Gypsy who creates museums, exhibits and contributes to the statewide cultural community.  At U-M’s new Museum of Natural History she plays the role of the plate spinner from the Ed Sullivan Show, while creating compelling experiences AND staying on time and under budget.  As a life long learner, Lynne is adept at combining her passion for the arts with the math and science that vexed her in high school.  Join us to learn more about Lynne’s journey at UMMNH.