The Future

Mark Walhimer Design Thinking for Museums, Future of Museums, Mark Walhimer, Museum Audience Research, Museum Courses Online Museum Classes, Museum Planning LLC, Museum Visitor Experience Book, Museums 101 Leave a Comment

Introduction Since March 17th 2020 and the start of my Coronavirus quarantine, I have worked on a Strategic Plan for a museum in Tennessee, worked as an AAM MAP reviewer and worked on my new book Museum Visitor Experience. I am sure as everyone else, some days are better than others. Often it is difficult to have the concentration to …

Museums Are Civil Society, Damn It!

Mark Walhimer About Museums, Museum Definition Leave a Comment

PDF of Article “Museums Are Civil Society, Damn It!” “A museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment.”[i] Last week I received a phone call …