It’s Time To Declare Your Independence – From Bad Exhibits!

Yesterday was the Fourth of July, so we thought that it was a perfect time for museums, nature centers, historic sites, and other interpretive venues to declare their independence –

What Are The Best Magazines & Journals In The Field?

We are often asked to name our favorite magazines and journals. What a difficult question! There are so many great publications about museums, interpretation, and exhibit design. But if we

Tips to Design the Best Exhibits for Children’s Museums

We are thrilled to be attending this year’s InterActivity conference in Raleigh next week! This is the annual gathering of the Association of Children’s Museums, and this year’s conference is

How to Inspire Adventure with Top-Notch Trail Signage

While it may not feel like it, spring is officially here! As you’re getting your sites ready visitors this season, remember some key points when planning for trail signage. Enjoy

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

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