To create our vision of a world that honors all children and respects the diverse ways in which they learn and develop, we need the spaces we create to model empathy and boldly stand for healing and justice.
ACM Trends Report 4.6 focuses on the new and modified ways children’s museums are engaging with their audiences, whether in-person or virtual, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest issue of Hand to Hand, “Exhibit Planning in 2020: Thinking Now about Where We Hope to Be in the Future” is now available!
In conversation with Megan Dickerson, the visual artist Panca discusses her upcoming exhibit El Más Allá, at The New Children’s Museum.
Exhibit developers at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis examine how the museum is approaching the challenge of adapting exhibit interactives for a post-COVID world.
Paul Orselli shares what led him to a career in museums, how exhibits have changed in the past five years, and why falling in love with what you’re working on is key to creating a great exhibit.
Three museum colleagues assess how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced their design and development practices.
With their doors still closed to visitors due to state-level restrictions, Children’s Discovery Museum is working behind-the-scenes to repair and update exhibits as well as plan for the future.
During the museum’s closure to visitors, North Country Children’s Museum pivoted their focus to online, lending, and outdoor programming to continue serving their audiences.
Open for just eighteen days before the museum was forced to close to the public due to COVID-19, National Children’s Museum leveraged their Climate Action Heroes exhibit to generate online programming that helps fulfill their mission.
This piece takes a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic affects exhibit planning, prototyping, available materials, and more.