With over 20 years of experience in the museum field, including senior-level experience at the Smithsonian Institution and Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Carolynne’s non-profit consulting business specializes in emerging museums, new construction of facilities and gallery renovations.
We work with non-profit organizations, architects, designers and developers to plan and execute complex, engaging exhibitions, institutional planning and new museum facilities. We provide creative, technical, operational and three-dimensional communication expertise to visitor experiences in all stages of development. By bringing these diverse skills together, clients get an integrated approach and relief from the stress of predicting the many needs of new projects. By focusing on the what, how and when of complex projects for her clients, clients have enjoyed inspired approaches, streamlined processes and collaborations that result in programmatic and financial success.

Carolynne’s business currently focuses on organizational, strategic and concept planning, exhibition development, operational planning, project management, construction integration and traveling exhibitions. Her clients have included the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories of the American South, College Football Hall of Fame, the National Museum of Wildlife Art, NASCAR Hall of Fame, the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, National Building Museum, and the Center for Puppetry Arts.