Connecting with Claire is a portrait of Museum Communication alumna (’13), Claire Cossaboon, currently the membership manager at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. The video was conceived and produced by MCOM student Wenlu “Lulu” Bao and program director Joseph J Gonzales, PhD with the goal of spotlighting a UArts “museum communicator” in the field.
Claire has had posts at museums and cultural organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region and in New York, including Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, the Barnes Foundation, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. You can learn more about her professional journey at her LinkedIn page. This video gives some insight into her motivation to be a museum professional, how her work enriches her life, and how UArts Museum Communication has helped her reach her career goals.