Building and Exhibition Design
Creative Direction, Berenbaum Jacobs & Associates
Dr. Michael Berenbaum Historical Expert, Content Developer and Conceptual Designer
Berenbaum brings unparalleled expertise to his work on museum design using historical films and innovative approaches to present the Jewish experience and understand the nature of persecution and genocide. A prolific writer, editor, lecturer and consultant, Berenbaum served as Project Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum from 1988 to 1993, overseeing its creation.
Edward Jacobs, Creative Director, Conceptual Designer and Exhibition Designer, is a designer whose main experience is in the fields of interpretive planning, conceptual design and exhibition design. Working with Dr. Berenbaum, Jacobs has been co-conceptual designer and exhibition designer on several museum projects and memorials. For the last 25 years, Jacobs has also been operating his own multi-disciplinary concept and design firm producing public-space projects, spiritual environments, educational centers, synagogue interiors, museum exhibitions an memorial sites.
Professional Management Consulting
ACG is the leading team of professional management consultants who are personally and passionately committed to the creative industries. We are recognized internationally for our expertise, hands-on approach, and extraordinary results.
Creative Media Design and Production
Cortina Productions is a full-service creative media design and production firm. They tell stories in compelling and innovative ways. Their work can be found in museums across the world, including the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Their films and interactive experiences entertain, engage and inform thousands of people every day. They have received 36 industry awards.
Amy Maddox, Principal and Creative Director, and Cortina Production team members, collaborate with museum directors, curators, historians, educators, exhibition designers, and hardware systems integrators to deliver media exhibits that achieve their clients' editorial and educational mission. Amy's 25+ years of producing and directing credits have been honored with numerous American Association of Museum MUSE awards, CINE, Telly, and New York Festival awards.
OMNIPLAN was selected by The Museum Board of Directors, following an extensive search and competition. Their ability to understand their needs and to create the design desired was realized by their innovative and client-centric team. Founded in 1956 by George Harrell and E.G. Hamilton, the organization remains uncompromisingly committed to designing excellence and integrity in every aspect of its practice. With a staff of more than 50 people in offices in Dallas and Phoenix, OMNIPLAN provides design services to clients nationwide. Their numerous award-winning projects include NorthPark Mall, UT Southwestern research centers, Rayzor Ranch and Fujitsu America.
Austin Industries is one of the nation’s largest, most diversified U.S.-based construction companies. With more than 6,000 employee-owners, Austin Industries provides nearly every type of civil, commercial and industrial construction services through the expertise of our operating companies - Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial and Austin Industrial.
Today, Austin has an annual volume of $2 billion. Our company prides itself on delivering exceptional service on large, highly complicated projects with particular emphasis on qualified teams and performance. Our core values include safety, service, integrity and employee-ownership.