2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Small, but Mighty: Successes and Struggles in Building Evaluation Capacity in Small Museums

Saturday, October 21, 2017: 11:30 AM-12:45 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Michelle Kenner, Association of Science-Technology Centers
Session Moderator:
Sarah Cohn, Science Museum of Minnesota
Linda Deck, Bradbury Science Museum, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Megan Pratt, The Pensacola MESS Hall and Michael Rathbun, Discovery Center Museum

Evaluation can feel like a big job for small museums. Hear how small institutions in the Collaboration for Ongoing Visitor Experience Studies (COVES) have overcome barriers to data collection and find out what they’ve learned in the process. Participants will leave with resources equipping them for evaluation at their home institutions.