Interactive exhibits: innovate or evolve?

Interactive exhibits: innovate or evolve?

This blog post is an attempt to round up the discussion at a session I chaired at the BIG Event in July*.  BIG is a skills-sharing network for individuals involved in the communication of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. It’s been...
Sustainable Interactive Interpretation (yes, really!)

Sustainable Interactive Interpretation (yes, really!)

This is the content of a talk that I gave with Ken Boyd of FifeX at the Scottish Museums Federation conference and AGM last week. I promised to share the slides and some web links but as the slides are just photos I thought I’d better write some text too! The...
Observatory interactives get a facelift

Observatory interactives get a facelift

Summer in Scotland isn’t a great time for getting a good view of the night sky… with less than seven hours of darkness, and much of that twilight. This summer, the Royal Observatory Edinburgh Visitor Centre have put the slightly quieter time over the...
Energy Lab

Energy Lab

I am very excited to announce that the Energy Lab at the National Mining Museum Scotland is almost ready to launch! You can read about the origins of the project in this blog post. Since I wrote that in May, we have been very busy working with our designers and...