Experts in the Field: Lessons from Dr. Jennifer Snyder

Jennifer Snyder, PhD, is the Associate Director of Digital Learning and Interactives at the Art Institute of Chicago and an expert on helping small museums survive in the 21st century.

Experts in the Field: Lessons from Jay Miller

Jay Miller is President of the National Association for Interpretation (NAI). He worked 37 years with Arkansas State Parks, and was Chief of the Interpretation Division for 28 years. He

Experts in the Field: Lessons from Henry Sweets

We have the privilege and honor of working with some of the brightest minds in the museum and visitor experience industry. After 25 years of creating experiences with these incredible

Interpretive Expert Interviews: Fresh Thoughts for a New Year

Happy New Year! We hope that you are feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and ready for a successful 2017…we know we are! Of course, there’s no better way to ring in a

The Secret to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions: Goals vs. Objectives

The Secret to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions: Goals vs. Objectives It’s that time of year again, when we commit ourselves to personal growth for our next journey ’round the sun.

How to Beat the Winter Doldrums at Natural Sites

How to Beat the Winter Doldrums at Natural Sites A cold hard truth: winter can be dismally stagnant at natural sites. Your would-be visitors are preoccupied with the holidays and

What the Holiday Season Can Teach Us About Exhibit Design and Interpretation

What the Holiday Season Can Teach Us About Exhibit Design and Interpretation If you’re like me, you’re probably by now sick of the constant barrage of holiday ads, songs, displays,

Museum Gift Shop Picks for Everyone on your Holiday Shopping List

Museum Gift Shop Picks for Everyone on your Holiday Shopping List Many museums and cultural institutions have online stores these days. They’re great places to find fun and unusual gifts

Interpretation in the 21st Century: How to Make Your Content Relevant and Powerful

The National Association for Interpretation National Conference was earlier this month, and we are celebrating the hard work of interpreters everywhere with a series of blog posts focused specifically on

Big Story, Small Space: How to Cut Content and Make it Count

The National Association for Interpretation National Conference was last week, and we are celebrating the hard work of interpreters everywhere with a series of blog posts focused specifically on Interpretation