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Julia Brown

Julia Brown, museum director. Member Association Art Museum Directors.

Background

  • Brown, Julia was born on March 9, 1951 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Winthrop Gilman and Peggy (Bell) Brown.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, 1972.

    Career

    • Docent National Gallery Art, Washington, 1973-1974. Art historian General Services Administration, 1974-1975, project manager, 1975-1980. Curator Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1980-1981, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1981-1983, senior curator, 1983-1986.

      Director Des Moines Art Center, 1986-1991, American Federation Arts, since 2000.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Society of Friends

    Membership

    Member Association Art Museum Directors.

    Connections

    • Married James Archie Turrell. Children: Sophia, Arlan.
    • father: Winthrop Gilman Brown
    • mother: Peggy (Bell) Brown
    • spouse: James Archie Turrell
    • children: Sophia Brown
    • Arlan Brown
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    Nationality
    • 1972
      Sarah Lawrence College
    • 1973 - 1974
      Docent, National Gallery Art
      Washington, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      curator Hudson River Museum
      Yonkers, New York, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      curator Hudson River Museum
    • 1986 - 1991
      director, Des Moines Art Center
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