Museum Design Thinking

Museum Planning Workshops

Mark Museum Planning Workshop

One of the questions I am asked the most often is “how do we start ?” My most often reply, is we start with a museum planning workshop. The workshop is a two-day on-site meeting to review your museum project and set project objectives. Prior to the workshop, I will send a Museum Planning Questionnaire to gain information about your project. …

Museums

Museums 101, Pre-order

Mark Museum Exhibition Design, Museum Master Planning, Museum Planning New, Museum Project Management, Museums 101

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

Mark Museum Planning New

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

Mark Museum Exhibition Design, Museum Master Planning

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 …