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Museum director

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.

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