5 Technology Mistakes Museums Often Make

I’ve spent the last decade working with tech. From exhibit interactives to online advertising, I’ve developed strategies and led teams to make these projects happen. And along the way there have been a handful of common mistakes that I’ve encountered again and again. Here’s  the list in the hopes that it helps you avoid them! […]

Top 5 Ideas from Pixar for Museum Professionals

Contributed by Charity M. Counts, Project Manager, the Museum Playbook Collective The groundbreaking book Creativity, Inc., by Ed Catmull, CEO of Pixar, and Amy Wallace, details how embracing open dialogue, risk and even failure at Pixar creates a work environment where creativity thrives and innovation is possible. I’ve spent the last two years testing ways […]
Edward Hopper, Hotel Lobby 1943

Free Idea Friday: Get into it

Convincing museum visitors to look at a work of art for more than a few seconds can be a real challenge. We’ve tried a thousand different ways to engage them – interactive labels, mobile apps, docent-led tours, handouts, videos, and the list goes on and on. I would argue that the reason these external additives […]
  • 1
  • 2