We have a soft spot in our hearts for traveling exhibitions. John and Cynthia met while working on traveling exhibits together early in their careers, and our experiences in this unique field have had a lasting impact on us. We recently hosted nearly 200 of our museum friends at the Traveling Exhibits Forum during the ASTC conference in Charlotte, NC.Continue Reading
On April 14th, we traveled to Amelia Earhart’s hometown of Atchison, Kansas to celebrate the opening of the Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum. Founded with the mission to educate, inspire, and empower all generations in the pursuit of flight, the museum chronicles Earhart’s life, groundbreaking achievements, and houses the last remaining 1935 Lockheed Electra 10-E aircraft […]Continue Reading
The latest survey of traveling exhibitions at ASTC member museums shows that traveling exhibition rentals have remained steady since our last report in March 2022. with 81 museums (out of 384) hosting traveling exhibits during this time period compared to 78 roughly a year ago.Continue Reading
The Traveling Exhibits Database has moved from Informal Learning Experiences to Museum EXP! Login to search exhibits and access provider listings at www.traveling-exhibits.comContinue Reading
We’ve learned a few things through our work developing museum exhibits over more years than we’d like to admit. Here are a few shortcuts to avoid some painful mistakes.
Your museum is a product of your organization’s unique personality and borne of your team’s ideas and values, not just a collection of stuff. When you see a great exhibit at another museum, take note of what you like about it—rather than just trying to duplicate it. What does it do well and what could be improved upon?
We reviewed data from more than 300 children’s museums to find out what new traveling and temporary exhibitions they are showing. Check out what exhibitions are on-view near you. You are sure to discover something new!Continue Reading
The Glass Barn Our favorite projects involve taking educational content and making it understandable, interactive, and fun. Museum EXP recently led an exhibit renovation for the Indiana Soybean Alliance that allowed us to create engaging experiences that reinforce important information about agriculture in a fun way—plus we were able to include a few soybean puns. […]Continue Reading
We’re back with new insights into our traveling exhibition industry. We’ve compiled the latest data from ACM and ASTC member museums for March 2022.Continue Reading
Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition wins award for Best Personalized Experience. Learn how Museum EXP and the project team created a unique interactive experience that uses an RFID wristband to gather guests’ responses in the exhibition and determine their individual creative style.Continue Reading
Museum EXP served as the Creative Producer for the exhibition contracted by Agency808 and Innov8tive Exhibitions to leverage the Crayola brand for the museum market. As the demands of each project vary, our role as the Creative Producer role evolves to fit the needs of the project. For this project we wore many hats—working as the project manager, IP license liaison, AV technical coordinator, interactive developer, production manager, and head cheerleader.Continue Reading