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 …
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Design Standards PDF documents
Museum Audience Research / Museum Visitor Research is the study of visitor behavior, by overall museum market, geographic area or individual visitor behavior.
Over the last couple of years I have seen a significant change in the staffing of museum design and fabrication. I see the “Gig-Economy” as having a large impact on museums.
A Few Ideas For Pop-Up Experiences
The world of museum exhibition design is going through a significant shift to include digital media and human computer interaction (HCI). Created a post of university programs that I follow and festivals that I follow. Please tell me if I forgot any university programs or festivals.
I have become indirectly involved in the discussion of the value of a couple of planters. I am definitely not a historian or an appraiser, my involvement is in the discussion of value, invaluable and public trust doctrine. There is a historic house and friends own two planters that were purchased for the house in the 1940’s. For the purpose …
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.