Hebru Brantley’s Nevermore Park schools both museums and instagrammable pop-ups on experience design.
An Interview with Exhibit Developer Meredith Whitfield The Field Museum’s T. Rex SUE is a fossil and Twitter personality who has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of museumgoers. In December, the Field opened a new exhibit for SUE, which received rave reviews. To get the inside scoop on this incredible exhibit and to … Continue reading Developing the Field Museum’s SUE Exhibit
Have you ever overheard a museum professional make a statement like, “while I know it's important to make sure wheelchair users can get around, the wide aisles really interrupt the flow of the space.” However well-intentioned, statements like these miss the power and importance of making museums welcoming, inclusive, and accessible. At the most recent … Continue reading Making Museums Welcoming, Inclusive, Accessible
2018 was a jam-packed year for museums in the windy city! Since I couldn’t see every fabulous exhibit, I reached out to a bunch of Chicago museum professionals and asked them to tell me about their favorite exhibits of 2018. Here’s what they shared: 1. I Was Raised on the Internet at the Museum of … Continue reading Top 10 Museum Exhibits in Chicago of 2018