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

When Can Multiple Stakeholders Be Bad For Your Project?

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

Why You Should Care About Co-Curatorial Exhibits

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

How to Create Powerful Themes That Capture Attention

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

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

Secrets of Effective Copywriting Unlocked for You

Copywriting for interpretive exhibits is an art. Visitors go to museums and nature centers for education, but they also don’t want to be bored. Writing needs to be informative but

How Important is Scientific Accuracy in Your Exhibits?

Find a comfortable chair in a quiet spot. Sit with your feet on the floor and your hands resting comfortably in your lap. Close your eyes, take a few deep

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

A Revealing Look at What Causes Visitors to Read

“Visitors don’t read.” Are you surprised? Nowadays, it seems like people don’t even talk to each other in public, let alone read any available information. It’s difficult to do either