Re-imagining Visitor Encounters with Objects
Exhibit Planning and Design
The Conference Center  Sunday, May 18  2-3:15 p.m.     304 
How are museums developing visitor connections to collections? In this forum, presenters share new ideas for thinking about visitor encounters with objects and look at how museum collections can play a bigger role in the meaningful, personal connections visitors make both now and in the future.

Sponsored by Exhibits Development Group (EDG).


Session Format :    Idea Forum

Learner Outcomes

Christian Carron - The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Cecilia Garibay - Garibay Group, Inc.

Kiersten Latham - School of Library & Information Science, Museum Studies Specialization - Kent State University

Seema Rao - Cleveland Museum of Art

Seema Rao has almost 15 years of experience developing innovative ways for visitors to engage with museums collections from programming to technology content. Her personal interests include social media as an instigator for creativity, inclusion and engagement programming, and creative content for museums.

John Russick - Chicago History Museum

Elee Wood - Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)