Ryanbarber

Ryan Barber

  • What I do, where I work

  • I am Deputy Director of the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville, Virginia. I lead the museum’s Advancement division, which includes the major areas of development, marketing, exhibits, visitor services, and special events.

  • Current position

  • Deputy Director at Virginia Museum of Natural History

Earlier positions

  • Director of Marketing and External Affairs at Virginia Museum of Natural History

  • Adjunct Lecturer at Danville Community College

  • Major Gifts Officer at Hargrave Military Academy

Website(s)

Recent publications & presentations

  • "Presenter - Armchair Tour of New Science Centers."   2008 ASTC Conference

    October 2008

  • Wildlife Art Revealed

    Wildlife Art Revealed

    Case Study

    by Ryan Barber Published October 08 2009

    The exhibit "Wildlife Art Revealed" presents wildlife art in a variety of artistic media, while also giving visitors a rare glimpse into the fascinating processes artists use to create their work. The exhibit is open at the Virginia Museum of Natural...

  • Virginia Museum of Natural History permanent exhibits

    Virginia Museum of Natural History permanent exhibits

    Case Study

    by Ryan Barber Published March 17 2009

    Exhibits Description: There are two major permanent exhibition galleries at the Virginia Museum of Natural History: "Uncovering Virginia", and the "Lee & George W. Lester, II How Nature Works gallery". These newly-opened galleries total 5,336 square...

  • Carmel Church

    Carmel Church

    Review

    by Ryan Barber Published March 19 2009

    *Co-authored with Dr. Alton Dooley, assistant curator of paleontology at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. The Uncovering Virginia gallery features recreations of six VMNH research sites that represent time periods ranging from 300 million...