In-House Museum Design in an Outsourcing World

The Future of In-House Museum Design in an Outsourcing World

Mark WalhimerExhibition Design, Future of Museums 2 Comments

This year I was invited to be part of a panel discussion at the 2013 American Alliance of Museums, “The Future of In-House Design in an Outsourcing World”, attached is my presentation and a link to a survey about museum exhibition design and production.

“Starting a Museum”, the book

Mark WalhimerExhibition Design, Future of Museums, Museum Planning, Starting A Museum 2 Comments

I have started work on a book tentatively called “Starting a Museum”. More than “How to Start a Museum”, the book will explore the question “How could a museum be started?”. I will need lots of help and hope that I can call on the readers of this blog as active participants in the creation of the book. More about the planned book…

Hub Museum

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Instead of the typical museum approach of hiring a “world class architect, hiring a ”world class exhibit designer”, the “Hub Museum” approach, is: • A “Hub of content” for the museum • Open Source content, the museum’s content and programs are shared and available for teachers and parents • Collaborative, the exhibits, exhibit content and programs are shared by several …

IMLS “Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills” report

Mark WalhimerFuture of Museums, Museum Associations, Museum Resources Leave a Comment Institute of Museum and Library Services has published the  Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills report. “The report outlines a vision for the role of libraries and museums in the national dialogue around learning and 21st century skills and includes case studies of innovative audience engagement and 21st century skills practices from across the country.”