& Community Projects
Exhibit Writing Tips
Paul Orselli of Paul Orselli Workshop—POW!— interviewed me as part of his video series with museum professionals.
From that video interview I wrote up my key exhibit writing tips.
MUSE AND THE MARKETPLACE WRITING CONFERENCE
Spitballing, 2017, 2018, & 2019
Narrative Unbound: Experimental Structures in Essays and Stories, 2019
Experimental Writing for Non-Experimental Writers, 2018
ASSOCIATION OF CHILDREN’S MUSEUMS
Conference Program Committee: 2012, 2013
How the Brain Pairs Emotion and Meaning to Learn: Cognitive Science Informing Interactive Exhibit Design, 2012
How the Brain Wants to Learn: Cognitive Science Informing Interactive Exhibit Design Workshop, 2011
How the Brain Wants to Learn: Cognitive Science Informing Interactive Exhibit Design, 2010
Unique on the Cheap, 2007
Prototyping 202, 2006
NEW ENGLAND MUSEUM ASSOCIATION
Offensive Objects: Displaying Work with Problematic Histories, 2016
Pulling Back the Curtain: Sharing Exhibit Development Choices with Our Visitors, 2014
Hands-On History Workshop: Simple History Exhibit Interactives for Kids and Families, 2011
Something Old Is New Again: Reinterpreting Collection-Based Exhibits, 2007
Is the Devil in the Details? Writing Workshop II, 2006
Is the Devil in the Details? Telling Historical Stories Visitors Want to Read, 2005
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS
The Latest in Exhibit Trends, 2006
MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Writing on the Wall: Clear, Concise, and Catchy Exhibits, 2006
EXHIBITING excerpt and conversation
Suffolk University. "Socially-Conscious Storyteller" course by Olivia Kate Cerrone. 2019
“Exhibit Text Writing”
Northeastern University’s Public History Program. “Issues & Methods in Public History” by Dr. Martin Blatt, Director of the Public History Program. 2019.
“The Essential Questions of Exhibit Development”
Tufts University’s Museum Studies Program. “Exhibition Planning” course by Matt Kirchman. 2019.
Northeastern University’s Public History Program. “Museums and Exhibitions” course and “Intro to Public History” course, both by Dr. Martin Blatt, Director of the Public History Program. 2016.
“Instructional Design for the Informal Learning Environments of Museums”
Harvard Extension School. “Introduction to Instructional Design” course by Stacie Cassat Green. 2014, 2015.
THE BOSTONIAN SOCIETY, COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL
CAMBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, PROGRAM COMMITTEE
FOUR STORIES READING SERIES, CO-MANAGER
BOSTON LITERARY DISTRICT, EXHIBIT ADVISOR