ASTC's 2016 Annual Conference (September 24 - 27)

No Kids, No Problem: Cultivating adult audiences at museums and science centers

Sunday, September 25, 2016: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Tampa Convention Center
Session Leader:
Suzanne Morris, American Museum of Natural History
Su Oh, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Monica Garcia-Itchoak, Red Iron Consulting, Caroline Lowenthal, Museum of Science and Gayle Schmidt, New York Botanical Garden

Beyond the field trips, family sleepovers, and tours, how can museums and science centers attract adult learners? What are the resources and opportunities that are unique to a museum setting? How do we facilitate accessible science communication to audiences that “love” our institutions but haven’t visited in over a decade?