David Denney

  • What I do, where I work

  • Director of Special Projects
    The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
    Project Director for a 10 million dollar renovation project which includes the installation of the 17th century French shipwreck La Belle in the museum


  • Curator of Exhibits at The Haggin Museum

  • Supervisor of Design and Production at Texas Parks and Wildlife Deparment

  • Interim Director at The Bob Bullock Museum


  • More about me

  • Has served as a board member of the National Association for Museum Exhibition, The Texas Association of Museums and has been a speaker for association meetings and workshops on museum planning, interpretation, exhibit design and accessibility

    From 1998 – 2001 as part of the Texas State History museum’s planning team, oversaw: 1) the development of 34,000 square feet of permanent exhibits featuring over 700 artifacts; 2) eighteen media programs in the exhibit areas; 3) the first temporary exhibition for the 7,000 square foot exhibit hall; 4) the Texas Spirit Theater, a 200-seat venue boasts three screens, three dimensional sets, and several thrilling special effects; and 5) the planning of the museum’s Imax Theater.

Recent publications & presentations

  • "“Extreme Museum Makeover.” ."   Museline. TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS

    Summer 2006

  • "“Whet is the Lifespan of Exhibit Media?.” ."   Museline. TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS.

    Summer 2006