2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Vending Machines, Trucks, and Tweets: Entrepreneurial Extensions to Museum Experiences

Sunday, October 22, 2017: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Ryan Jenkins, Wonderful Idea Company
Tricia Edwards, National Museum of American History, Mitchell Sava, Museum of Life and Science, Annalise Phillips, New York Hall of Science, Rachel Donegan, Montshire Museum of Science and Sarah Seiter, Oakland Museum of California

As making spaces pop-up in museums, new educational programs can result in entrepreneurial experiments, including tinkering trucks, vending machines, and websites. In this hand-on session, leaders from a variety of science centers big and small will share successes and failures for extending learning beyond the walls of the museum.