Museum Exhibits and Programming

Beautifully written, artfully designed, and carefully-researched exhibits and programming are the heart and soul of museums. From the first flash of inspiration to opening day, exhibits educate the public about the past through words, artifacts, and images.

"MAKING THE MYTHIC WEST," FORT COLLINS, CO

  • Researched, designed, and planned museum exhibit on Wild West shows and the evolution of western iconography and mythology
  • Designed all exhibit interpretive panels, text, and labels
  • Created full exhibit floor plan and plans for artifact display cases
  • Designed interdisciplinary suite of museum educational programming meeting Colorado's educational standards for 4th grade
  • Created comprehensive teaching manual
  • Selected all teaching materials and artifacts for inclusion in education trunk
Trifold produced for "Making the Mythic West" Museum Exhibit

Trifold produced for "Making the Mythic West" Museum Exhibit

 

TEACHING NATIVE AMERICA THROUGH OBJECTS AND IMAGES, BERTHOUD, CO

  • Developed museum educational trunk on Colorado’s Native American history for use in Berthoud Public Schools
  •  Interpreted, researched, and selected educational materials and artifacts for inclusion in trunk
  • Crafted series of interdisciplinary lesson plans on Colorado’s human history from prehistory to present
  • Addressed Colorado state educational standards for 2nd grade, with lesson scaling up to 4th grade
  • Wrote and designed all trunk materials, including teaching manual
  • Ran teacher workshop and volunteer training for trunk

THE KALAMAZOO VALLEY MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND SCIENCE, KALAMAZOO, MI

  • Initiated and oversaw digitization project for museum educational programming materials and records
  • Promoted and ran museum educational programming with attendance of over 200 visitors
  • Presented educational programming in history and science
  • Conducted planetarium shows
  • Coordinated team of programming volunteers