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Exhibition Design, Starting A New Museum

“How to Start a Science Center” or 10 Steps to Designing a Science Center

5 Comments 28 April 2011

Designing a Science Center can be divided into ten steps that include; project objectives, exhibition design, coordination with building architecture, fabrication and installation. Exhibition design is visually communicating casework, lighting and equipment the creates the visitor experience while considering aesthetic and functional perimeters.

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Museum Planning

10 Steps to Starting a Museum

20 Comments 10 February 2011

Since 1992, I have been part of opening and expanding more than thirty-five museums. Most of my work has been with science centers, children's museums and natural history museums. Below is my list of the ten steps to starting a new museum, or "How to start a museum"

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Museum Planning, Starting A New Museum

Hub Museum

3 Comments 10 January 2011

There are approximately 17,000 museums in the United States. That number includes Science Centers, Natural History Museums, Art Museums, Local History and Children’s Museums. In March 2010 I returned from a year in Asia. As with any good trip, I had lots of time for reflection and the advantage of perspective; being on the other side of the world does that. While sitting in my hotel in Bangkok, I started thinking of all of the museums all over the world and the current economy. My first thought was, “How can they all survive?”. The easy answer is “they won’t survive”.

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Museum Planning

What is Museum Master Planning?

2 Comments 20 May 2009

Museum Master Planning is the creation of documents to describe a new museum’s vision, the visitor experience and an organizational plan

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