Charles B. Froom has been a museum planner and installations designer since 1972. His expertise comes from staff positions at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. Mr. Froom has participated in architectural program development, permanent collections installations, and special exhibitions in more than fifty institutions in the United States, Europe, Central America, and the Middle East.
Notable accomplishments include the design, installation and production management for the inauguration of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; the design of the building renovation and installation of Treasures of Tutankhamen for the Agyptisches Museum, Berlin, Germany; numerous major installations at The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; installations at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and the renovation and installation of the Luxor Museum in Egypt.
Mr. Froom has been consultant and designer for the Guggenheim Museum, the National Gallery of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and The Detroit Institute of Arts. Archimuse projects include the Arizona Historical Society; the Museum of Yachting, Newport, Rhode Island; the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California; Urban Cultural Parks in Cohoes and Buffalo, New York; the reinstallation of the collections at the Connecticut Historical Society; the Philips Museum at Franklin & Marshall College; and the Oakes Museum of Natural History at Messiah College.
Mr. Froom has acted as consultant to grants agencies, departments of antiquities, ministries of culture, and has lectured widely on museum design, lighting and installations. Mr. Froom was a member of the Board of Directors of the Gallery Association of New York State (GANYS), and is a member of both the American Association of Museums (AAM) and the International Council on Museums (ICOM).