Experts in the Field: Lessons from Vicki Basman

 In keeping with the NRPA’s “Get Your Play On” theme this month, we are honored to talk with Vicki Basman, Chief of Interpretation for Indiana State Parks. Vicky’s meandering path

Experts in the Field: Lessons from Kelly Farrell

The month of June is Great Outdoors Month and we are thrilled to feature an interview with Kelly Farrell–Chief of Interpretation & Program Services for Arkansas State Parks. With a

Five Ways to Get Exactly What You Want from Your Exhibit Fabricator

Exhibits aren’t cheap. You know that. But how can you ensure that you get what you want–what you expect–for your money? Here are some tips that may help you clarify

Why You Need to Know this Not So Average Joe

Did you know that Taylor Studios was founded by Betty Brennan and Joe Taylor?  What’s the story on Joe, the man behind the name? Betty and Joe started Taylor Studios

Nine Business Development Objectives You Can Use – 2017 Edition

Taylor Studios is rooted in business and creativity. In addition to processes and procedures, all areas of TSI are propelled by goals and objectives. This begins with the company as

How Can Your Choice of Cabinets Save You Money?

Cabinets play a pivotal role in most spaces, both commercial and residential. Restaurants, hotels, classrooms, kitchens, laboratories, corporate offices, common areas, and more. They’re a permanent fixture that contribute to

How to Create Graphics That Don’t Suck

Expanding on Chris’ post from last week regarding copywriting, this week we discuss best practices for exhibit graphic design.  From colors to fonts, there are many details to consider when

The RFP Template That Will Get You Results

Writing an RFP can be overwhelming. In order to stand out and solicit contractors that fit your institution and project’s needs, you’ll need to prepare a well thought out document.

How to Secure the Perfect Exhibit Partner With an RFP

Your grant was awarded. Your fundraising efforts went astonishingly well. You’re ready to bring your dream of new exhibits to fruition. How are you going to take on such a

A Story of Museum Advancement that Will Inspire You to Network

Success is sometimes ascribed to whom you know and what you can accomplish together, and pooling resources for better results helps everyone. In 2012 I met Ed Sheppley. Ed has