Where to Find Rare and Free Images for Use in Your Exhibit

Having trouble finding free images to use in your exhibits, on your website, in your publications, or for one of your projects? Images – be they photographs, artwork, or diagrams

Of Conferences and Awards – A Week to Celebrate!

Next week is a big week for nature sites, museums, parks, and all other interpretive centers across the country. It is the week when we all gather together and discuss

Read me! TSI’s seven most popular blogs of all time

In over eight years of blogging, we’ve shared personal stories, victories, failures, inspiration, and more. Our blog received a new title, new format, and I’d have to say our content

Why and How: You Can Create Memorable Experiences

Does your museum, nature center, zoo or visitor oriented space want more visitors? Do you want that visit to be memorable? How can your site become more well known? There’s

3+ Ways You Can Increase Visitation This Fall

Fall is here! So many people are thrilled with the changing of the seasons. The trees beckon with their vibrant blooms of color, the air becomes crisp, and fall migrations

Ask the Experts! What Are the Most Successful Exhibits?

Exhibits – they come in many shapes and sizes. Large exhibits, small exhibits, exhibits that “wow,” and exhibits that educate. But what exhibits are the most successful? We decided to

Interpretive Planning Wisdom from Nina Simon’s “The Art of Relevance”

Whether your workplace is a museum, park, nature center, zoo, cultural institution, exhibit design firm, or other: if you do interpretive planning, Nina Simon’s “The Art of Relevance” is worth

Get Inspired With This Fundraising Success Story!

Check out this amazing fundraising success story from Camp McDowell in Nauvoo, Alabama! Do you have a great success story that you’d like to share? Drop us a line at

Who to Follow – The Top Ten Influencers in the Industry

Who are the top influencers in the world of museums, nature centers, and interpretive exhibit design? This question is almost impossible to answer – and that’s a good thing! There

How to Powerfully Display Your Artifacts, Even on a Budget

Money is always tight, but a good artifact display does not have to break the bank or bust your budget! We work with many museums, nature centers, and interpretive sites