Melissa Clemmer is associate director of the Drexel University Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships, where she has contributed arts administration skills since its launch in 2015. Her current focus is grant writing to support Drexel’s stewardship of the Atwater Kent Collection and other collaborative projects. She also assists Drexel’s Office of University and Community Partnerships with grant writing and communications. As an arts administrator and exhibit developer/writer, she has worked with numerous museums and related organizations over the past 20 years. With Drexel she planned and developed content and interactive experiences for the National Museum of Industrial History, First Bank of the United States, Reading Terminal Market, and Vision 2020 National Women’s Equality Initiative; and previously for the Benjamin Franklin Museum, Carpenters’ Hall, Academy of Natural Sciences, PA Civil War 150 Road Show, Ben Franklin 300, and Mercer Museum. She has helped produce strategic/interpretive plans for many more historic houses and sites, and became a Certified Interpretive Planner in 2013. She has an MEd in Art Education from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania teaching certificate, and a BFA from Moore College of Art & Design.