It’s been a while since I’ve updated on this site, and there’s good reason for it. Last year I began a doctoral program at the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with the National Museum of Scotland. In broad terms, I’m back to doing what I love best: playing with exhibition labels. More specifically, I’m working…
Fair warning: When you marry a museum person the percentage of vacation time you spend in museums increases exponentially.
I don’t know if this exhibit title was intended to make me laugh, but I did and I love it for that.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium does some of the most elegant and evocative labels I’ve ever seen. Here are some of the ones that captured my imagination recently.
The cannon has been a participatory project at the University of Guelph for over 60 years. Here are some of the factors that have helped sustain its success.
Every once in a while, I find myself in a round of “Fantasy Museum. “The rules are simple: What would I try if money and practicality were no object? A lot of my ideas are predictably extreme, but more than once those impossible ideas have filtered down into something plausible and even reasonable. The other day I…
What happens when visitors explore life in the ocean during Arctic winter using flashlights in a pitch black room?
While waiting to take off from Tromso, Norway, yesterday, I noticed the neighboring Norwegian plane’s tail was decorated with a picture of Edvard Munch.