Visitor Experience shares links about the visitor experience in museums. If there is a resource you do not see here that was on this page, please contact me here.
- Museums should be free to everyone, regardless of where they live or how much they earn: www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/new-york-the-met-admission-pay-what-you-can-museum-20180108.html
- Washington Post, An amusement-park ride at the museum? Technology makes visitors part of the exhibits: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/museums/an-amusement-park-ride-at-the-museum-technology-makes-visitors-part-of-the-exhibits/2017/12/21/6bdff300-dc50-11e7-a841-2066faf731ef_story.html?sw_bypass=true&utm_term=.a50ba0cd8de9
- Visitor identifies plant decorating medieval chest: http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/50019?utm_content=bufferb0303&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
- Virtual Reality and Van Gogh collide-technology is turning museums into a booming industry: https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2017/09/22/how-technology-is-turning-museums-into-a-booming-industry.html?_twitter_impression=true
- Alliance Labs, “Some thoughts on visitor exhibition patterns”: http://labs.aam-us.org/blog/some-thoughts-on-visitor-exhibition-patterns/
- The Disengaged: Community Engagement, part III: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum/communityengagement3
- See also the first two parts here: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum
- Brilliant Idea Studio, “The Role of Relevancy and Museum (Data)”: https://brilliantideastudio.com/art-museums/the-role-of-relevancy-and-museum-data/
- TechCo, “How Portland’s Startup Ecosystem Strives for Inclusion”: https://tech.co/startupseverywhere-portland-inclusion-2017-09
- “Exhibit allows virtual ‘interviews’ with Holocaust survivors”: https://www.ksl.com/?sid=45847424&nid=157&title=exhibit-allows-virtual-interviews-with-holocaust-survivors
- Medium, Audience Development: The Long Haul Model: https://medium.com/@AubreyBergauer/audience-development-the-long-haul-model-3c381a8c0072
- Alliance Labs, “Membership Isn’t the Top of the Mountain”: http://labs.aam-us.org/blog/membership-isnt-the-top-of-the-mountain/
- Wilkening Consulting, “The Parent Bubble: Parents, part II”: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum/parentbubble2
- Wilkening Consulting, “Older Adults: Unexpectedly under-served audience?”: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum/olderadults
- Wilkening Consulting, “Young Adults and Social Nature of Museums”: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum/young-adults-and-social
- colleendilenschneider, “Admission Discounts Negatively Impact Long-Term Visitation (DATA)”: https://www.colleendilen.com/2017/08/30/admission-discounts-negatively-impact-long-term-visitation-data/
- “Who Counts? Grappling with Attendance as a Proxy for Impact”, Museum 2.0
Article from 2013 about the actual impact museum attendance have on visitors.
- Visitor Centered Museums in Practice and its Future”
A conversation between Lath Carlson and Seema Rao on visitor-centered museums.
- “How Do You Inspire Visitors to Take Action After They Leave?”, Museum 2.0
- Priscilla Frank, “50 Years On, Living In The Met Is Still Kids’ Ultimate Fantasy”
Article on kids’ fascination with sleeping over in the Met.