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Conversations with Paul Orselli
Pushing the “edges” to make things happen!
In the latest #MuseumFAQ video conversation, Eric Siegel shares some great tips and techniques for making your "edgy" project ideas actually happen!
The Art and Science of Museum Exhibit Lighting Design
I really enjoyed this #MuseumFAQ video conversation with Steven Rosen, President and Creative Director at Available Light. I learned a lot about [...]
How can we re-frame the future of museum management?
Join Michelle Moon, CEO of Saltworks Interpretive Services, for an engaging and thoughtful conversation about shifting to different ways of [...]
How can museums build platforms for partnerships?
A great #MuseumFAQ conversation with Chip Lindsey, Senior Director of Education at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. We discuss how museums [...]
Finding science in the landscape
In this #MuseumFAQ video, join Steve Pizzey, one of the founders of the modern interactive museum movement in the UK, for a lively conversation [...]
How can small museums make bigger impacts?
Join Museum Coach Jason Illari in this #MuseumFAQ conversation about how small museums can make big impacts in their communities. Jason shares [...]
How can Professional Learning help rebuild the Museum Field?
Dr. Preeti Gupta and Dr. Lynn Tran share their thoughts about ways to expand and improve Professional Learning in this #MuseumFAQ video. Learn [...]
How can we find the “Spirit of Place” in our museum projects?
How can we shift from the notion of a "Sense of Place" to instead finding the "Spirit of Place" in our museum and cultural heritage projects? In [...]
Exhibits Nuts and Bolts
Join Kathy Krafft, Exhibitions Curator from Sciencenter in Ithaca NY, for a fast-paced #MuseumFAQ video jam-packed with lots of great practical [...]
How Can Museums Create Impact and Value?
This #MuseumFAQ video conversation with Dr. Stuart Kohlhagen (aka The Science Nomad) really stuck with me -- in a good way! Stuart brought [...]
How Can Museums Find Their “Next” Practices?
In this #MuseumFAQ video, join Kathy McLean for a lively conversation about how museums can move past the weak notion of "best" practices and [...]
How Can We Advocate For Museum Workers?
In this #MuseumFAQ video conversation, I was happy to speak with museum educator and cultural organizer, Paula Santos, about advocating for [...]
FREE THE MUSEUM
On this #MuseumFAQ video, join Michael Burns, founder of the Omnimuseum Project as we discuss the "FREE THE MUSEUM" project and ways museums can [...]
Randi Korn and Paul Orselli model "The Passion Exercise" found in Chapter 5 of Randi's book, "Intentional Practice for Museums: A Guide for [...]
100 Little Experiments!
Join the ever-enthusiastic Janella Watson, Education and Children's Media Consultant, for a #MuseumFAQ video conversation packed with tips for [...]
What’s Changed (and What Hasn’t! ) in Museum Exhibit Development?
I really enjoyed this Museum FAQ conversation with Jessica Strick, a Lead Exhibit Developer at the Exploratorium! We discussed what has changed [...]
How Can We Balance Planning and Chance?
Join Museum Planner Jeanne Vergeront for a timely conversation about finding the balance between the realities of planning and the opportunities [...]
Sharing nature with people of all ages
Museum Educator Meera Jagroop shares some great tips on how to share nature and outdoor experiences with visitors in the latest #MuseumFAQ video.
How can we move beyond the idea of “touchless” museums?
In this latest Museum FAQ conversation, Joe Cook, Exhibit Developer at Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions in Germany shares thoughts about how we [...]
Finding the “Magic” in Museums
Join Dr. Leslie Bedford, Master Museum Teacher and Writer, for a fun and informative conversation on how we can find the "magic" in museums [...]
Can We Design Our Way Through Uncertainty?
In this engaging Museum FAQ video conversation, exhibit designer and artist Jason Jay Stevens shares how we might find a level of comfort in [...]
Where to Now, Museums?
One of the Museum World's great thinkers, Ed Rodley, shares some ideas about where museums could go next -- and how they could get there!
What Happens When You Can’t Prototype or Test In Person?
What happens when you can't prototype or test museum projects in person? Artist and Experience Developer Maria Mortati shares some approaches [...]
Developing a Maker Mindset
David Wells, Director of Maker Programming at NYSCI, shares specific ways to develop a "Maker Mindset" at your museum, and how this approach can [...]
What’s Next for Museums? (From an EMP Perspective)
In this thought-provoking Museum FAQ video, Museum Educators Sierra Van Ryck deGroot and Taylor Koczot share their hopes and concerns for the [...]
Managing Changes AND Transitions in Museums
In this engaging Museum FAQ video conversation, museum change leader Jennifer Martin shares examples of how leaders (at every level) can navigate [...]
Secrets of Amazing Museum Membership Programs
Join Patti Reiss as she shares the ingredients baked into the wildly successful membership program at the Mississippi Children's Museum in this [...]
How can museums be agents of change and regeneration?
In this Museum FAQ video, Lucimara Letelier, Diretora Adjunta Institucional of the Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, leads an exciting [...]
Developing Exhibitions on “Difficult” Topics
Join Mikko Myllykoski, Experience Director at Heureka, the Finnish Science Center, to answer the question, "How can museums develop exhibitions [...]
Can Museums Get Serious About FUN?
In this Museum FAQ video, join Helen Divjak and Christina Ferwerda for a conversation about fun in exhibitions and why it is often overlooked [...]
How Can We Re-imagine What Museums Can Be?
In this Museum FAQ video, Experience Designer Isabella Bruno takes us on a journey from speculative fiction and beyond to spur ways to reimagine [...]
Better Wayfinding and Graphics Make Better Projects!
Join Ellie Byrom-Haley, Principal of The Gecko Group, for an exploration of how better Interpretive Design makes for better projects, in the [...]
Taking ACTION On Climate Change (Not Just TALKING About It!)
In this Museum FAQ video, Stephanie Ratcliffe of The Wild Center shares ideas and resources (including The Youth Climate Program Toolkit) that [...]
How to Build the Best Project Teams!
In this Museum FAQ video join Vessela Gercheva, from Muzeiko in Bulgaria, as she shares ways to build the best project teams -- even when some [...]
Mitigating Messiness in Creative Projects
Gillian Thomas shares some great stories as well as concrete tips for mitigating the "messiness" that often results between museums and their [...]
Turning Your Museum Inside Out
In this Museum FAQ video, Andrea Jones asks "How Can Museums Turn Inside Out?" and move beyond their buildings to respond to the communities they [...]
How to Create a Virtual Museum
In this Museum FAQ video, join Ashley E. Remer, Head Girl and Founder of Girl Museum, one of the very first virtual museums. Asley shares what [...]
How Do You Reopen a Museum After a Shutdown?
In this Museum FAQ video, Dave Patten, Head of New Media at the Science Museum, London, shares thinking on how to reopen a museum after it has [...]
How can we lead creatively into the future?
Join noted author and management consultant Anne Ackerson for a Museum FAQ video conversation that answers the question, "How can we lead [...]
Why Design Matters for the Future of Museums
Architect and Play Strategist Peter Exley lays out the two integral components for the future of museums (and museum workers) in this timely and [...]
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