Can You Learn From Our Mistakes? Leadership Secrets That Will Help.

Throwback Thursday This month we’ve written about how to select an RFP partner, and still to come are tips on how to create a healthy culture and pointers for onboarding

10 Steps to Handle a Mistake

*Throwback Thursday* Here we share insight on how we handled a…gulp… really big mistake. We employ this method to this day when we make mistakes, and offer this process to you

Do You Want Four Times the Results for Your Museum?

Do you want four times the results? As the story goes, a single Belgian Draft horse can pull 8,000 pounds of weight. A team of these draft horses can pull

How to Put a Marine in a Museum

Many of you will be heading to DC next week to attend the Annual Meeting and Museum Expo by the American Alliance of Museums. Or perhaps you’ll make a summer

How to Offer Your Visitors Magic, Wonder and Connection

How do you engage a diverse audience? How do you adapt to stay relevant and keep audiences engaged? If you think your challenges are daunting, imagine having one of the

Improve Your Exhibits With Secrets From the Experts!

Want to improve your exhibits? If you don’t have the time, energy, or patience to figure out how, download our free resource guide to better exhibits. If you have a

Do It Yourself Exhibit Design and Fabrication

Many nature centers, museums and visitor centers want to create their own exhibits or have changeable exhibits. Our client Anita Purves Nature Center had us design and build exhibits for

Holliday Park and Nature Center: A Fundraising Success Story

We loved the exhibit that was designed and built for installation at the Holliday Park Nature Center and we were thrilled when we ran across this visitor experience article. The

Good and Bad News for Museums and Parks and What to Do About It

The Good News The size and scope of museums and parks in the U.S. is quite impressive. 850 million people visited museums in 2012 292 million people visited national parks

How Museums and Parks Can Do More with Less Staff

Recently I asked several clients, “What is the biggest problem you are struggling with?” Several said budget cuts have meant less staff and recruiting is difficult. Many parks have lost