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The Museum Life

The Museum Life

Friday at 7 AM Pacific

July 18th 2014:Closing the Gap Between Museum Studies and Museum Practice

The museum field is witness to a blossoming of research that is providing much-needed data about the attributes and factors that contribute to effective visitor experiences and exhibitions. But how are these studies being applied by interpretive planners and designers? And while much of the research is now available electronically, who has time to read it all and understand what it means? This week I will be talking with Regan Forrest who is both a researcher and practitioner about her doctoral research that identified specific factors that affect how visitors perceive the exhibit environmen

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Regan Forrest

Director of Interactivate Regan Forrest is a writer and interpretive planner. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication and a (soon to be complete) Ph.D. from the University of Queensland. She has been part of numerous exhibition development teams, working as both in-house staff and outside consultant. Regan has worked with the design firm Haley Sharpe where she was involved with the creation of the National Children’s Museum in Amman, Jordan and for Exhibition Studios to develop Hands on Democracy, an exhibition for 5-12-year olds at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Canberra. Regan blogs at reganforrest.com and is Director of Interactivate, a research
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