The Quick & Easy Guide for Awesome Interpretive Plans

You know the old saying – do not put the cart before the horse!   Before you can even begin designing and building your exhibits, your site needs an interpretive

Shave Your Alpaca and Conquer Your Struggles!

In working with our clients over the past 27 years, we learned of the constant struggles that museums, nature centers, parks, and other interpretive sites face. For a long time,

It Takes Time, Baby – How to Write Successful Exhibits

Writing is dificult. Not everybody can do it – sometimes you just have to except that it takes alot of practice. Their are many writing manuals out there, and you

Experts in the Field: Lessons from Dr. Ashley Rose Young

March is Women’s History Month. Today in the Field Journal we celebrate an outstanding woman making her mark in the Museum field. Dr. Ashley Rose Young recently earned her Ph.D.

Tackling Your Site’s New Year’s Resolutions

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions? No, I’m not talking about you personally – I’m talking about your organization! Just like people, parks and museums should look to the

A New Year Dawns: 4 Trends That Will Define 2018

It’s hard to believe, but we have almost reached the beginning of yet another new year. With 2017 fading behind us in the rearview mirror, exhibit designers have a bright

Ask the Experts! What Are the Most Successful Exhibits?

Exhibits – they come in many shapes and sizes. Large exhibits, small exhibits, exhibits that “wow,” and exhibits that educate. But what exhibits are the most successful? We decided to

Interpretive Planning Wisdom from Nina Simon’s “The Art of Relevance”

Whether your workplace is a museum, park, nature center, zoo, cultural institution, exhibit design firm, or other: if you do interpretive planning, Nina Simon’s “The Art of Relevance” is worth

Who to Follow – The Top Ten Influencers in the Industry

Who are the top influencers in the world of museums, nature centers, and interpretive exhibit design? This question is almost impossible to answer – and that’s a good thing! There

How to Powerfully Display Your Artifacts, Even on a Budget

Money is always tight, but a good artifact display does not have to break the bank or bust your budget! We work with many museums, nature centers, and interpretive sites