Chris Celauro

Chris brings his enthusiasm for technology and museums to his new position as the Database and Website Administrator at Dumbarton House. He chaired a session on Museums and Technology at the National Art Education Association’s Annual Meeting in 2010. He has also worked with online technology in museums at The Phillips Collection and National Geographic (click links to see examples of his work).

Chris’ first job in a museum was as an interpreter at The Paul Revere House.  As a grad student in Public Anthropology at American University, he compiled slavery research on Dumbarton House and wrote his thesis on the topic of slavery in Washington, DC. Since, he’s volunteered as a docent and worked as a Museum Teacher.

He holds degrees from Tufts University in English and Museum Studies; a MA in Public Anthropology from American University; and a Certificate in Web Development from Boston University.

Joined Dumbarton House in: 2005 (graduate intern) and 2016 full-time


Chris is an avid tennis player and you can find him most weekends on the tennis courts around DC.