by Judd Mustin, The Chicago Times
November 8, 2021
CHICAGO – On October 27ththe Museum of Science and Industry announced that David Woody would rejoin the museum management team as Vice President and Chief Creative Officer.
Woody has worked in the themed attraction, entertainment, and museum industries for over 30 years as a creative leader, designer, and producer for NBCUniversal, Warner Bros., and DreamWorks Animation. Woody has led teams of designers, architects, writers, and media developers in the creation of immersive guest experiences.
According to Woody, the Museum of Science and Industry is a “homecoming” due to his previous work with the museum which had lasted 10 years. During his previous tenure, Woody assisted in the capital renewal projects and Museum-wide initiatives that enhanced visitor experience, such as digital ticketing, wayfinding, and a Show Quality Standards Program in all public areas of the building.
“It’s exciting to return to MSI as the Museum is taking a fresh look at its role in the community and the critical importance science plays in our world. I’m looking forward to bringing my passion for experiential storytelling to Chicago’s diverse audiences.” Woody said in a statement.
Woody will be in charge of the design and development of the next generation of awe-inspiring exhibitions, as well as innovative new experiences that speak to our future at the Museum of Science and Industry.