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.
By designing for the future, museums can hold resilience as a core value that sustainably guides everything the organization does.
The latest issue of Hand to Hand, “COVID-19: Stories from the Field” is now available!
Peter Olson spoke with the leaders of Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Greentrike, and Children’s Museum Houston about their museums’ strategies for surviving closure, preparing to reopen, and reimagining missions and adapted operations.
What are your thoughts after the Zoom call ends and the virtual hangout disperses? Read short reflections on the first few months of the pandemic from children’s museum staff.