Museum Audience Insight: Random Good Ideas →
An insightful and inspirational look at user-generated ways to improve outdoor (or indoor for that matter) museum exhibits.
Movies with Rube Goldberg Machines in them. | Ask... →
Group think as inspiration for an exhibit we’re working to combine video and chain reactions.
Video projection, cell phone interaction, social engagement. Engage Your Audience | Text The Mob
This is a fantastic example of data visualization used in an insightful and unitimidating way. Bravo.
UNM flickr →
The University of New Mexico is using flickr in a mighty interesting way.
I am already conscious of the maintenance trail and access keychain I’m leaving behind me as I create login after login and collection after collection in my efforts to participate in the social web. For example, earlier this week I created the Flickr group Durham Dinosaur Sightings, which will need to be monitored and weeded. This morning, I created a YouTube playlist for Munch Cam!...
Take Your Customer To Work Day →
At an exhibit meeting earlier this week, we discussed filming a staff-only prototyping event because part of the exhibit might require museum visitors to film their creation. I instantly thought: these videos will be gold. Giving a behind the scenes view of what’s involved in creating an exhibit is solid and intriguing content. Sean’s post on “Bring your customer to work...
Science - MuseumSpot.com →
This is a traditional index-style museum listing… I’ve requested they add us via email address after attempting to use the feedback form, which was down and the voicemail box, which was full. My optimism is low that this sort of site remains maintained.
The Future of Science Based Institutions «... →
Looking at holistic approaches to science museums, web sites.
Joining Flickr →
To get us started on flickr, I’m going to create a museum group and invite folks who’ve already taken and tagged pictures to join it. I should also talk with our event manager to see if there are ways we can incorporate flickr tagging into the event registration process (where the meeting/attendees are likely to be taking/sharing pictures). I’m also considering taking my own...
Joining Twitter →
Day one, created a twitter account. To get us started, I’m going to tweet event announcements and tweet-worthy things I overhear around the museum.