Designing for Equity in Museum Experiences

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 3:15 PM-4:30 PM
Meeting Room 23 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Satbir Multani, Design Lab Program Manager, New York Hall of Science
Session Moderator:
Margaret Middleton, Exhibit Designer, Independent
Presenters:
Margaret Middleton, Exhibit Designer, Independent, Katherine Ozawa, STEM Experience Developer, The Tech Museum of Innovation and Aki Shibata Pliner, LinCT Program Manager, Science Museum of Minnesota

This session focuses on what museums are doing to design for equity through research, programming, training, and exhibits to engage diverse audiences. Presenters will share case studies on what promoting equity means, using the design process to create inclusive museum experiences, and they will workshop with participants on being equitable at their institutions.

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