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Museum director

Julia Brown Turrell, Museum director. Member Association Art Museum Dirs.

Background

Turrell, Julia Brown 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, Washington, 1974-1975; project manager, General Services Administration, Washington, 1975-1980; curator, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1980-1981; curator, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1981-1983; senior curator, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1983-1986; director, Des Moines Art Center, 1986-1991.

Membership

Member Association Art Museum Dirs.

Connections

Married James Archie Turrell. Children: Sophia, Arlan.

father:
Winthrop Gilman Brown

mother:
Peggy (Bell) Brown

spouse:
James Archie Turrell

children:
Sophia Turrell

Arlan Turrell