Have You Made an Unforgettable Impact on Your Visitors?

One Unforgettable Summer: A Baptism in Interpretation at Gettysburg National Military Park As this holiday weekend approaches, so does the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. As such, I thought

Experts in the Field: Lessons from Dr. Stephen Brusatte

Experts in the Field: Lessons from Dr. Stephen Brusatte – Chancellor’s Fellow in Vertebrate Paleontology   Dr. Stephen Brusatte is Chancellor’s Fellow in Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Edinburgh.

How to Create Military Exhibits That Will Make an Impact

Every year, Memorial Day reminds us of the sacrifices of our veterans and active duty military. We live in a wonderful country and have the freedom to explore nature, visit

Experts in the Field: Lessons from Director Dan Joyce

Dan Joyce is the Executive Director at Kenosha Public Museums in Wisconsin and a renowned military historian and archaeologist. He runs The Civil War Museum, quick becoming one of the

How to Inspire Adventure with Top-Notch Trail Signage

It’s springtime! As flowers bloom, wildlife reemerges, and winter becomes but a memory, nature centers and parks throughout the country are preparing for renewed foot traffic on their outdoor trails.

How Do Museums Celebrate Women?

In February, we celebrated Black History Month. Now, we honor another group of Americans – a group that in fact makes up half of our population! March is Women’s History

Why You Need to Pay Attention in February

February is Black History Month, a perfect time for museums and education centers to celebrate African American history, art, and culture. The African American story is the American story, and

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.

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,

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