Planning and design for museums often focuses on what happens inside galleries. But research tells us a visitors’ emotional state impacts their ability to learn. Presenters from PGAV Destinations will share case studies from projects to illustrate key principles of arrival design. Participants will engage in interactive round-table exercises to apply the principles to real… Continue reading.
– By Tony Schmidt, exhibit designer In the book, Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made, it describes how innovator/genius Frank Oppenheimer, founder of the Exploratorium, built a “’museum of human awareness that combined art and science while it encouraged play, experimentation, and a sense of joy and wonder…” After… Continue reading.