Craig Dunn is the Vice President at 1220 Exhibits in Nashville.
As Senior Vice President, and part owner of 1220 Exhibits, Craig Dunn is responsible for leading the sales effort, overseeing current projects and laying the foundation for 1220’s approach to new business development.
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Two new museums, one overarching goal: to present the history and influence of African American music to audiences in fun and engaging ways. The National Museum of African American Music in Nashville paints a comprehensive picture of all different types of Black music.
The Jack Daniels Distillery is internationally known and described through its advertising, which depicts a bucolic hollow and an immutable, rural, picturesque community. The design challenge was to fit a new visitor center into the sylvan hollow and to create a facility that felt like it "has always been there." The center contains pre-tour and post-tour facilities, a theater, a historic bar, a retail area, and special facilities for conferences.
The historic Freedom Rides of 1961, which ended in violence at the Greyhound Bus Station in Montgomery, Ala., were a key event in the American Civil Rights Movement. As the first step in an eventual renovation of the station, the Alabama Historical Commission sought to memorialize the site and present it as a key historical artifact.
Ralph Appelbaum Associates was tasked with designing an exhibit for the exterior of the bus station. The design team’s goal was to bring the story to life for visitors, many of whom were not of age or even born when it occurred.