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

Inspiring Exhibits to Motivate Your New Year

Why do we love what we do? Because we inspire people! Every day we work hard, pouring our minds and hearts into creating exhibits that excite, exhilarate, and educate. We

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

Of Conferences and Awards – A Week to Celebrate!

Next week is a big week for nature sites, museums, parks, and all other interpretive centers across the country. It is the week when we all gather together and discuss

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

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

Spotted: Our Most Iconic & Heart-Stopping Pieces!

There’s a good chance that you’ve seen our work – online, on TV, or maybe even in person – without even realizing it! Over the years, not only have we created full interpretive exhibitions for museums, nature centers, and other sites, but we’ve also designed and built iconic statues, models, and other works that have since become quite well-known. Many have even become viral “go-to spots” for selfies! Check out a few of our most iconic pieces…perhaps you have already seen them!

How to Infuriate Your Museum Audience

When I was young, I loved dinosaurs. I mean, hardcore. Unlike most kids, I did not grow out of the “dinosaur phase” until I entered high school. I was a big-time dino nerd, reading, watching, buying…heck, even eating… everything that I could find that included these prehistoric beasts. Need further evidence? Here is a photo of me – Jurassic Park shirt and all – meeting paleontologist Karen Chin:

Measure up! Are your exhibits successful?

How do you know that you are successful? It is an important question – and one that, unfortunately, many organizations never ask themselves. Yes, you have a great mission. Yes,

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