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traveling exhibitions director

Whitney Allison Owens, American traveling exhibitions director. Recipient Excellence award, The Field Museum, 2005. Member of Traveling Exhibitions Professional Interest Committee (vice-chair since 2006), National Association Museum Exhibitors, American Association Museums, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Delta.

Background

Owens, Whitney Allison was born on October 3, 1976 in Gallipolis, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Gary and Diana Quelette Owens.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1999. Master of Arts with distinction, City University, London, 2000.

Career

Quality development assistant Sprint, Kansas City, Missouri, 1998—1999. Touring exhibitions intern Natural History Museum, London, 2000. Special projects coordinator The Field Museum, Chicago, 2000—2002, traveling exhibitions director, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer: (plays) Love! Valour! Compassion!. Director: The Tempest. President (plays) Arts Alliance Student Theatre Company.

      Editor: (literary art magazine) Helicon.

Membership

Member of Traveling Exhibitions Professional Interest Committee (vice-chair since 2006), National Association Museum Exhibitors, American Association Museums, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature, travel, theater.

Connections

Married David Eslinger.

father:
Gary Owens

mother:
Diana Quelette Owens

spouse:
David Eslinger.