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In this Museum FAQ video, Lucimara Letelier, Diretora Adjunta Institucional of the Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, leads an exciting conversation on the promise of working with communities so that museums can become true agents of change.

Join Mikko Myllykoski, Experience Director at Heureka, the Finnish Science Center, to answer the question, "How can museums develop exhibitions about “difficult” topics in more holistic ways? Mikko builds on the experiences of creating an exhibition about Mental Health to share specific, actionable approaches for museum development teams and their creative partners.


In this Museum FAQ video, Experience Designer Isabella Bruno takes us on a journey from speculative fiction and beyond to spur ways to re-imagine what museums can be.

In this Museum FAQ video, join Helen Divjak and Christina Ferwerda for a conversation about fun in exhibitions and why it is often overlooked when considering approaches toward content and audiences.


Join Ellie Byrom-Haley, Principal of The Gecko Group, for an exploration of how better Interpretive Design makes for better projects, in the latest Museum FAQ video.

In this Museum FAQ video, Stephanie Ratcliffe of The Wild Center shares ideas and resources (including The Youth Climate Program Toolkit) that will help you address Climate Change with the communities you serve.


Gillian Thomas shares some great stories as well as concrete tips for mitigating the "messiness" that often results between museums and their creative partners in this Museum FAQ video.

In this Museum FAQ video join Vessela Gercheva, from Muzeiko in Bulgaria, as she shares ways to work with project teams -- even when some team members are thousands of miles away!

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  • Exhibit Design Inspiration: Tim Hunkin's Secret Life of Components

    The brilliant artist and gizmologist Tim Hunkin has done it again! 

    Tim has created A series of YouTube guides for designers and makers entitled the "Secret Life of Components."  The subjects of the eight episodes are Chain, Switches, LEDs, Springs, Connectors, Hinges, and Glue. The eight videos will be released on a weekly schedule starting on March 4, 2021.

    You can find out more about the genesis of the Secret Life of Components series as well as Tim's other amazing work by clicking over to his website.

    You can also check out the first episode (about Chain) by viewing the embedded video below or by heading directly to Tim Hunkin's YouTube page.


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