Bring the People In! Community Curation and Prototyping Exhibits

Presenter(s): 

Sarah Seiter, Curator of Natural Sciences, Oakland Museum of California; Tyler Stewart, Independent Curator

Moderator: 

Dana Whitelaw, Executive Director, High Desert Museum

Track: 

  • Community Engagement, Visitor Experience

This session will explore how museums can engage community audiences to create exhibitions together, adding both content and relevance to the work the museum does. From prototyping panels and topics to requesting photographs and stories from the community, this session will challenge participants to create exhibitions that truly have the museum’s audience in mind.