Resources Continued

The case Study that I found really interesting was: Object –Rich Theater at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum. Again I can’t stress enough about the importance of staff inclusion as part of museum development. There is nothing worse than not having guidance. Having a live actor in the space makes the artifacts or objects more accessible and appreciated because now visitors understand what they are looking at and the space they are entering. The permanent exhibit web site is very comprehensive as well. It has resources for parents and teachers that help further enhance the experience.

Not forgoing a pay raise, I wonder how badge achievement would work as an employee incentive for training and development. Would encouraging staff to explore self-guided research, projects or programs also help to boost a museums participatory culture?