An Underused Resource on What We Know about Museum Learning

Museum Questions Blogger Rebecca Herz and I agreed awhile back to have an open and continuing blog conversation슠about education and learning in museums. 슠Rebecca has upheld her end of the agreement much better than I. Over the past several months she has posted an interesting question almost every week–on the value of field trips, the…

The Empathetic Museum: Help Widen the Conversation

Following up on 슠June 7슠and June 29슠 posts on empathy in museums, six museum colleagues from a variety of areas in the field are proposing a session called The Empathetic Museum 슠for the슠 May 2014 American Alliance of Museums Conference in Seattle, WA.슠 Im one of the panelists, so this is a shameless plea for…

The Empathetic Museum: Institutional Body Language

Since my last post, on the pop-up discussion about The Empathetic Museum at the American Alliance of Museums conference, Regan Forrest of the blog Interactivate has picked up on this theme and examined it from the perspective of interpretation and design. Her posts are well worth reading, and have generated more widespread discussion on this…