Free online resources for starting a museum, including information on museum fundraising, museum operations, museum feasibility studies, and museum strategic planning.
Emotionally connecting with museum visitors, being a civic anchor, community gathering place, and helping to define community values.
When creating museum exhibition design drawings, the drawings become part of the fabrication contract documents. The National Park Service (NPS) and the Smithsonian are the benchmarks for Museum Exhibition Contract Drawing Specifications.
Placemaking capitalizes on a local community’s assets, inspiration, and potential, with the intention of creating public spaces that promote people’s health, happiness, and well being.
Experiential marketing is a form of company brand engagement. The strategy directly engages consumers with the mission, vision and values of the company and encourages them to participate in the brand experience.
Pop Up Museum – A short-term temporary exhibition set-up in public space, often used to create interest around a topic or used to drive visitors to a full-size exhibition inside of a museum location.
Museum Exhibition Design is the creation of documents that guide the process of development of museum displays, interactive exhibits and educational programming.
Museum Grant Resources, including sample online documents, searchable grant databases, and online workspaces for finding and collaborating with grant partners.
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) encourages applicants to invest in the professional development of museum staff, volunteers, and interns to enhance their skills and ensure the highest standards in all aspects of museum operations.
Museum Business Planning is the process of setting a museum’s future objectives and strategies for achieving those objectives.