Supporting organisations to develop creative and exciting interpretation, exhibitions and engagement projects for diverse audiences.
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The sudden closure of all physical public spaces due to the COVID19 outbreak of 2020 has led to an explosion of online content. However, many people report either feelings of overwhelm by the choice or disinterest in the content on offer. The problem lies, I believe, in the lack of curation of the online content.
Tips for creating digital exhibits to engage young people with cutting-edge scientific research. Based on the National Museum of Scotland exhibition “Parasites: Battle for Survival”.
Poverty Safari met all my expectations in terms of shining a spotlight on the class divide in modern Scotland. But where the book totally exceeded my expectations was in its relevance to our work in the cultural sector.
New visitor experiences at established tourism sites face a unique challenge. They will always be fighting against nostalgia as older generations re-visit with younger family members and rose-tinted childhood memories. Pitlochry Dam is one of those sites.
The ‘Top Secret’ exhibition at the Science Museum London is about the work of British Intelligence organisation GCHQ. The subject matter, which ranges from Bletchley Park code-breaking to Soviet spy rings and modern cyber hacking, is fascinating to adults of all ages, but we were aware we would need a layer of more child-friendly interpretation to appeal to the whole family.
Downloadable resources from the session on Understanding Exhibit Design at the BIG Event 2019 at Our Dynamic Earth. In the workshop, we progressed a couple of ideas from delegates towards prototype stage while illustrating the ideal development process.