All on Their Own—Unfacilitated Making Experiences in Exhibits

Monday, October 1, 2018: 2:30 PM-3:45 PM
Meeting Room 26 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Andrew Poppen, Exhibits Developer, Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Presenters:
Kat Dornian, Fluor Champion of Engineering Communication, TELUS Spark, David Wells, Director of Maker Programming, New York Hall of Science and Sherlock Terry, Assistant Director of Exhibits, Montshire Museum of Science

When your institution encounters barriers to providing staff-supported programming, can you still offer worthwhile making/tinkering content in your exhibits? How does the visitor experience change given various levels of guidance? Panelists from museums large and small will present their experiments, discoveries, failures, challenges and solutions to these questions and more.

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