Resources for small museums and historic sites
Making Archaeology Teaching Relevant in the XXI Century provides a step-by-step guide for exhibition development in museums. It divides the exhibition process into four phases that concisely state what should be completed, how it should be done, and how it can be assessed.
This presentation discusses the museum design process. The timeline on the first page is an illustration of the proper steps to take when planning and executing an exhibition. The slides that follow break down each aspect of the timeline into detail.
The Philadelphia History Museum at Atwater Kent has launched a new community history gallery for use by local not-for-profit groups. The planning toolkit they created and the application form can both be adapted for similar projects in your own organization — or for planning your own in-house exhibits.
Exhibition Labels: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
This video discusses good and bad practices for creating Exhibition Labels.
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On a budget? Check out this video about how to make quality, low-priced exhibition displays.