Happy New Year !

Wishing all peace, love and happiness in 2021. – Mark Walhimer

Museums Post COVID-19

The post COVID-19 museum, will be nimble, lean, inclusive, community oriented and visitor centered. Exhibitions and public programing of the post COVID-19 museum, will be a hybrid of digital and in-person. Museum experiences (both online and in-person) will be thoughtful of the needs of the visitor.

Exhibition Concept Rendering

Museum Planning LLC Process

Since 1999 Museum Planning LLC has been providing services as interactive museum planning and design studio. To date we have been part of opening more than forty museums including projects in the USA, Mexico, Hong Kong, Mainland China and Malaysia. Our services are “turnkey” including, feasibility, strategic planning, exhibition design, fabrication management and staff training Museum Planning LLC Typical Project Phases: …

Museum Exterior Signage

Museum Exterior Signage

Museum Planning LLC just finished the design and installation of the museum exterior signage for the C.O. Polk Interactive Museum. Our work included the design of the two exterior museum monument signs with integrated LED readout, the building overhead illuminated sign and the building entrance sign. Please contact us is we can be of assistance with your exterior museum signage.   Thanks …

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President Trump and Museums

Have created a seven (7) question survey about President Trump and Museums. Please take a moment to answer the survey. Results and survey comments will be posted on Museum Planner December 1st Participation is anonymous personal information will not be collected. Thank you ! – Mark you could look here


Museums 101, Pre-order

Museums 101 is now available for pre-order on Amazon. After two years of research, writing and review by industry experts, Museums 101 is now available for pre-order on Amazon. In one short volume, I cover: • Essential Background, such as what is a museum, a quick history of museums, and 10 steps to starting a museum • Operational Basics, such …

Museums and Net Neutrality

Just Posted, “Museums and Net Neutrality ” Please join me in telling FCC Chairman Wheeler that it is imperative that the internet remain “Net Neutral”. The future of informal education, shared authority and the democratization of content is at risk. If the new FCC rules are approved, internet service providers would be able to receive fees to distribute selected content …

Museum Accessibility

Had a great meeting on Friday with our client about museum accessibility, including adding an  audio tour, tactile models and braille graphics to their existing outdoor exhibition. We are working to bring the exhibits up to the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the National Park Service (NPS) standards.   We are strong believers in creating experiences …