Jonathan Alger is a founding partner of C&G Partners, active in all forms of communication design, especially exhibitions, interactive environments and public spaces. He is a dedicated advocate of strategic thinking and the thoughtful use of technology. He served two years as national President (2006-2007) of SEGD, the Society for Environmental Graphic Design.
Jonathan Alger served as past SEGD President and is Managing Partner and co-founder of C&G Partners. His clients span from American Express, to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Smithsonian, the 9/11 Museum and many more. Jonathan has received multiple honors from AIGA, AAM, Communication Arts, and holds a degree in Architecture from Yale University.
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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 Louis Armstrong House Museum and upcoming Visitors Center in New York provides a deeper dive into the life and art of one of America’s greatest musicians.
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The Kress Collection encompasses more than 3,000 works of European art dispersed among regional and academic art museums across the United States with the largest single donation to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Collaborating with designers at C&G Partners, the Kress Foundation recently unveiled a new online art gallery featuring all 3,000+ works using the open source digital platform IIIF. Contributor Franck Mercurio interviews Maya Kopytman (C&G Partners) and Lisa W. Schermerhorn (Kress Foundation) to learn more.
Serra Museum, San Diego History Center, Virtual Tour and Discussion Keith Helmetag, Partner, C&G Partners discusses use of design to create a healing place to tell the story of the Kumeyaay Settlement
Today we are considering how we create experiences that tell whole truths? And, how do we tell those whole stories in the light of long standing racial negation, and an equally long-standing attitude of white privilege? How do we heal community division by design?
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We’re all a part of communities—large, small, near, far and differently-abled—that intersect and interact in various ways. In pursuit of a more harmonious society, it seems imperative to encourage empathy, connection, and understanding, so we examine 10 projects that build connections of all kinds: between individuals one-on-one, close to home and across the world; both in the abstract and tangibly.