Visitor Experience

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.

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Alliance Labs, “Some thoughts on visitor exhibition patterns”: http://labs.aam-us.org/blog/some-thoughts-on-visitor-exhibition-patterns/
  6. The Disengaged: Community Engagement, part III: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum/communityengagement3
    1. See also the first two parts here: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum
  7. Brilliant Idea Studio, “The Role of Relevancy and Museum (Data)”: https://brilliantideastudio.com/art-museums/the-role-of-relevancy-and-museum-data/
  8. TechCo, “How Portland’s Startup Ecosystem Strives for Inclusion”: https://tech.co/startupseverywhere-portland-inclusion-2017-09
  9. “Exhibit allows virtual ‘interviews’ with Holocaust survivors”: https://www.ksl.com/?sid=45847424&nid=157&title=exhibit-allows-virtual-interviews-with-holocaust-survivors
  10. Medium, Audience Development: The Long Haul Model:  https://medium.com/@AubreyBergauer/audience-development-the-long-haul-model-3c381a8c0072
  11. Alliance Labs, “Membership Isn’t the Top of the Mountain”: http://labs.aam-us.org/blog/membership-isnt-the-top-of-the-mountain/
  12. Wilkening Consulting, “The Parent Bubble: Parents, part II”: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum/parentbubble2
  13. Wilkening Consulting, “Older Adults: Unexpectedly under-served audience?”:  http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum/olderadults
  14. Wilkening Consulting, “Young Adults and Social Nature of Museums”: http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/datamuseum/young-adults-and-social
  15. colleendilenschneider, “Admission Discounts Negatively Impact Long-Term Visitation (DATA)”: https://www.colleendilen.com/2017/08/30/admission-discounts-negatively-impact-long-term-visitation-data/
  16. “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.
    http://museumtwo.blogspot.com/2013/10/who-counts-grappling-with-attendance-as.html?m=1
  17. Visitor Centered Museums in Practice and its Future”
    A conversation between Lath Carlson and Seema Rao on visitor-centered museums.
    https://www.museumnext.com/2017/07/visitor-centered-museums-practice-future/
  18. “How Do You Inspire Visitors to Take Action After They Leave?”, Museum 2.0
    http://museumtwo.blogspot.com/2017/07/how-do-you-inspire-visitors-to-take.html?m=1
  19. Priscilla Frank, “50 Years On, Living In The Met Is Still Kids’ Ultimate Fantasy”
    Article on kids’ fascination with sleeping over in the Met.
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mixed-up-files-the-met_us_596faeede4b0aa14ea76bcd8

 

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