LA CAB LLC founded by two museum industry professionals in January 2004, specializes in exhibit design and concept development that create meaningful connections with people.
LA CAB LLC is made up of two partners, Larry Ackerley and Charlotte Ashley Beall, who have extensive professional associations and decades of experience with exhibit development, design, procurement and fabrication. Both partners have an institutional knowledge of children's museum, art museums and non-profit organizations. They have vast experiences in successful collaborations with staff, architects, designers, volunteers and advisors. They are successful in assembling design teams of artists, performers, architects, contractors, educators, fabricators, boards of trustees, community members, staff, and advisors. Their combined talents expand and compliment every project they work on.
Larry Ackerley, Exhibit Designer is a founding partner in LA CAB LLC ">LLC . Larry has extensive experience in creating visually exciting immersive interactive environments and experiences that tells a story for all ages. At Minnesota Children's Museum and as a partner at KidZibits, Larry designed permanent and traveling exhibits, which included; licensed characters such as Arthur, Clifford, and Totoro, natural environments and sciences, and literature and art. Larry's expertise covers all aspects of the exhibit development design process. His expertise includes; developing concept sketches through final design, technical drawings, budgeting, material research, and the oversight of fabrication processes through installation.
Charlotte Ashley Beall, Concept and Curriculum Developer, and Curator is a founding partner in LA CAB LLC . Charlotte's seventeen years at The Children's Museum, Seattle as the Director of Exhibits and Education allowed her to conceptualize, develop and implement interactive hands-on exhibits, and educational programs. She has envisioned and implemented immersive environments and activities for thousands of people of all ages. She has developed a multitude of community partnerships with cultural, artistic, and social service organizations. Charlotte served on the Council for Children's Museums for three years and has consulted with a variety of museums. She has been a Map 1 reviewer, an IMLS grant reviewer for museums.