Where does all that fun, curious stuff in museums come from?
Here’s a backstage tour that surveys one studio’s origins, history, and creative output.
Click BIO to trace themes in Jeff’s life that matured into a creative career.
The exhibitions listed below trace a career spanning some 42 years and 77 projects.
Much gratitude to the many who helped bring this to life.
USS Silversides Submarine Museum, Muskegon, MI
exhibition design & fabrication – Memorial Day 2013
2001 – 2007
1998 – 2000
1994 – 1997
Jeff Bernstein Exhibition Design, Inc. incorporated in Michigan in June, 1994.
Before that, Jeff Bernstein had been a partner in Rogow + Bernstein, a Los Angeles based exhibition design and fabrication firm established in May, 1977.
1990 – 1994
Exhibition Development Symposium
The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI
lectures on exhibition design — August, 1993
Saint Louis Zoo Exhibits
Saint Louis Zoo, Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO
exhibition design — July, 1990
1985 – 1989
1981 – 1984
1977 – 1981
Before co-founding Rogow + Bernstein in May, 1977, Jeff Bernstein had worked on several exhibition and industrial design projects for other firms.
In addition to design work, Jeff developed experimental art projects and, until 1973, was a physiological psychology PhD candidate at UCLA.
1974 – 1977
Singapore Science Centre
Herb Rosenthal & Associates, Los Angeles, CA
masterplanning & exhibition design — December, 1977
California Museum of Science & Industry, Los Angeles, CA
Bruce Burdick & Associates, Los Angeles, CA
exhibition design — February, 1975
1968 – 1973