Museum Studies Program Blog

Museum Exhibitions as the Public Commons

In this third lecture of the Reimagining Engagement series, Wayne LaBar, Vice President for Exhibitions and Featured Experiences, Liberty Science Center (Jersey City, NJ), discusses strategies for involving the public in developing exhibitions at the Liberty Science Center. Four years ago the Liberty Science...

Doing Science . . . Anytime, Anyplace: Using Web and Mobile Technologies to Support Nomadic Inquiry between Science Classrooms and Museums

In this second lecture of the Reimagining Engagement series, Christopher Quintana, Associate Professor of Education (Learning Technologies) at the University of Michigan, discusses how technology might be used to encourage scientific inquiry in museum contexts. Current national K-12 science education recommendations envision expanding beyond...