“Starting a Museum”, the book

Mark Walhimer Exhibition 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…

“How to Start a Science Center” or 10 Steps to Designing a Science Center

Mark Walhimer Exhibition Design, Starting A Museum 9 Comments

Designing a Science Center can be divided into ten steps that include; project objectives, exhibition design, coordination with building architecture, fabrication and installation. Exhibition design is visually communicating casework, lighting and equipment the creates the visitor experience while considering aesthetic and functional perimeters.