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Exhibit Development
Senior Exhibit Developer

Karen Pollard


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Ms. Pollard came aboard at the Science Museum of Minnesota in January 2005. Her first work was with the National Canal Museum, developing components for their permanent gallery as well as a traveling exhibit. This combined two of her passions; science and history. Other projects include: World of Ecology, Fossil Mysteries, Light, Prairie Maze and Goosebumps! The Science of Fear. Prior to joining the Science Museum, Ms. Pollard contributed to the development and construction of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia as Exhibit Coordinator, Exhibit Project Manager and Exhibit Manager.

Ms. Pollard has a MFA in Museum Exhibition Planning and Design from the University of the Arts and a BA in Theater from Virginia Wesleyan College. She is a former Board Member of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums and has been published in Exhibitionist.

Ms. Pollard is scaling down on nano. She's been a member of the NISE Network since October 2007.


Nanoscale phenomena, Health and medicine, Environment, Energy, Societal implications, Safety, Economics, Consumer products, Envisioning the future

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