SCIENCE CENTER BIOS
David Clayton is the go-to guy for exploring creativity and technology through design. As the Director of FirstHand, David leads the development and implementation of community and youth outreach programs. David joined the Science Center in 2008 as the curator for the Esther Klein Gallery and initiated the arts, technology and science community outreach program that has since grown into FirstHand. He has curated over 20 different interactive exhibitions showcasing data visualization, augmented reality, robotics, video-game hacking and 3D printing. Prior to coming on board at the Science Center, David earned a Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University, and developed K-12 arts-based learning and digital literacy programs that bring digital arts and literacy programming to schools in Syracuse, NY. He also co-curates the Ignite Philly speaker series.