Well apparently I’ve taken nearly 3 months off of blog writing. I think it goes without saying that I had a busy summer. Very busy…
The biggest highlight was heading to the Visitor Studies Association Conference in Indianapolis in July. It was wonderful and inspiring, and I have so many ideas! I am really looking forward to applying some of these ideas in our new exhibits to study our visitor habits in-depth.
Some questions I hope to look at are:
- Are self-led participatory elements worth it? Do people use the materials for our intended purpose?
- When people look at exhibits, are they engaging with the material or just pointing their faces at content?
- What type of exhibits help people journey from looking to learning the most effectively?
So interesting! Such a fun part of my job, along with all of the other fun things. I love understanding what makes people tick.