Selected Media

May 22, 2020 Ignored Beauty: As revenues plummet, North Carolina anxiously awaits a surge of tourists this summer. https://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/news/2020/05/22/north-carolina-tourism-coronavirus-pandemic.html?iana=hpmvp_trig_news_headline

May 13, 2020 Timed entries, closed exhibits: Here’s what the Triangle’s museums might look like when they reopen. WRAL. https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/timed-entries-closed-exhibits-here-s-what-the-triangle-s-museums-might-look-like-when-they-reopen/19094755/

April 19, 2020 Directing in Disaster, Raleigh Magazine. https://raleighmag.com/2020/04/directing-in-disaster/

December 13, 2019 Carnegie trees and presepio are seasonal works of art in Oakland. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/life/holidays/2019/12/13/Carnegie-Museum-of-Art-trees-Neapolitan-presepio-2019/stories/201912130017

December 8, 2019 Carnegie Museum of Natural History Loses Its Director. KDKA https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/12/08/carnegie-museum-of-natural-history-loses-its-director/

December 6, 2019 TBJ Plus: Rude at work? Fork over $24; new director for Raleigh museum; SVP’s tribute to Stuart Scott. Triangle Business Journal https://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/news/2019/12/06/tbj-plus-rude-at-work-fork-over-24-new-director.html

December 6, 2019 Director of Carnegie Museum of Natural History leaving for new position. Pittsburgh Business Times https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/12/06/director-of-carnegie-museum-of-natural-history.html

December 3, 2019 Nat Geo Celebrates ’50 Greatest’ In New Photo Exhibit. WESA “Confluence” (interview 26:38 — 39:21) https://www.wesa.fm/post/nat-geo-celebrates-50-greatest-new-photo-exhibit#stream/0

November 14, 2019 National Geographic’s 50 greatest wildlife photos at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2019/11/14/Carnegie-Museum-of-Natural-History-National-Geographic-50-greatest-wildlife-pictures/stories/201911060005

October 7, 2019 ‘A Is For Anthropocene’ Carnegie Museum Of Natural History Launches Podcast. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/10/07/carnegie-museum-podcast-launch/

June 14, 2018 Carnegie museum’s copy of Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ flies away to Silicon Valley. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2018/06/14/Audubon-Birds-of-America-Carnegie-Museum-of-Natural-History-rare-book-sold-Pittsburgh/stories/201806110007

April 18, 2018 Pittsburgh Earth Day kicks off with Fourth Annual Ecolution Fashion Show. Pittsburgh City Paper https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/pittsburgh-earth-day-kicks-off-with-fourth-annual-ecolution-fashion-show/Content?oid=7801254

December 7, 2017 This Age of Humans That We’re Living In? It Has A Name: Anthropocene WESA Morning Report https://www.wesa.fm/post/age-humans-were-living-it-has-name-anthropocene#stream/0

November 3, 2017 Kamins donate $5M to endow Carnegie Museum of Natural History director’s job. Pittsburgh Post Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/11/23/Kamins-donate-5-million-to-endow-Carnegie-Museum-of-Natural-History-director-s-job/stories/201611230207

October 25, 2017 Successful transformation of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History is underway. Pittsburgh Post Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/10/25/Carnegie-Museum-Natural-History-Pittsburgh-transformation-Eric-Dorfman-future/stories/201710260026

October 25, 2017 Carnegie Museum of Natural History initiates a discussion of the Anthropocene. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2017/10/25/Carnegie-Museum-of-Natural-History-We-Are-Nature-Anthropocene-1/stories/201710240172

May 19, 2017 Your scoop? New Dippy the Dinosaur ice cream flavor seeking ingredients. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2017/05/19/Dippy-dinosaur-ice-cream-Klavons-Carnegie/stories/201705190209

March 25, 2017 Carnegie Museums’ app lets you wake up to bird sounds. Pittsburgh Tribune Live https://archive.triblive.com/aande/museums/12075736-74/carnegie-museums-app-lets-you-wake-up-to-bird-sounds

January 25, 2017 Iconic natural history museum exhibit restored, reinterpreted, re-displayed. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2017/01/25/Iconic-exhibit-at-Carnegie-Museum-of-Natural-History-in-Pittsburgh-restored-reinterpreted-redisplayed/stories/201701250213

September 6, 2016 ICE-rescued ancient fossil on display at Carnegie Museum of Natural History https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-rescued-ancient-fossil-display-carnegie-museum-natural-history

February 5, 2016 New History Museum Director Wants to Create ‘Welcoming and Relevant’ Experiences. WESA Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/new-history-museum-director-wants-create-welcoming-and-relevant-experiences

January 5, 2016 New director shows off his favorite at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/science/2016/01/05/New-director-shows-off-his-favorite-at-the-Carnegie-Museum-of-Natural-History/stories/201511240185

July 8, 2015 Eric Dorfman has new role in US. Whanganui Chronicle https://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/midweek/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503658&objectid=11477532

June 16, 2015 New leader headed to Carnegie Museum of Natural History Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2015/06/16/Carnegie-Natural-History-Museum-names-new-director/stories/201506160015

June 16, 2015 New Carnegie Museum director finds inspiration in natural history Pittsburgh Tribune http://triblive.com/aande/museums/8547258-74/museum-says-dorfman

June 16, 2015 Pittsburgh Museum Hires New Director After 3-Year Vacancy Chronicle of Philanthropy https://philanthropy.com/article/Pittsburgh-Museum-Hires-New/230927

November 19, 2014 Eric Dorfman: museum and migration Radio New Zealand http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/20157388/eric-dorfman-museum-and-migration

March 7, 2011 What drives new Whanganui Museum chief Whanganui Chronicle http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503420&objectid=11021112