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David O. Brown, Underwater Cinematographer

Featured Upcoming Event on June 8 at 2:00 pm

Beneath the Surface: Special Presentations Celebrating the Opening of Ocean Bound

2pm: Making of the Ocean Bound Exhibition

Montshire Executive Director Lara Litchfield-Kimber spearheaded the development of the Ocean Bound exhibition. To collect and curate the custom underwater footage used in Ocean Bound, she turned to renowned cinematographer, David O. Brown. Together they will share behind-the-scenes reflections on the “Making of the Ocean Bound Exhibition”.

3pm: “My Life as an Underwater Cinematographer”

Mr. Brown will also host a presentation on his professional career as an underwater cinematographer that bridges art and environmental science. Visitors will then be introduced to Mr. Brown’s dive gear and specialized camera equipment.

Free with museum admission or membership.

Read more about Mr Brown’s work HERE.

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Discover the Montshire

Inside each of us there is a scientist, driven by curiosity and the allure of the unknown. The promise of discovery leads to the Montshire Museum of Science, where every day is a day of discovery!

At the Montshire, enjoy a truly unique experience, with over 150 exciting hands-on science exhibits, both indoors and out, a 100-acre destination located along the Connecticut River, spectacular views, and amazing opportunities for discovery.