If you could go back, what advice would you give yourself when you first started your museum or informal education career?

This is an extended discussion of the question that appeared in the Viewpoints department of the September/October 2015 issue of Dimensions magazine.   Before my first nonprofit management position (in …

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How do you envision 3D printing finding a place in science centers and museums? Do you already use or have plans for 3D printing?

This is an extended discussion of the question that appeared in the Viewpoints department of the May/June 2015 issue of Dimensions magazine.   “. . . 3D printing and design …

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Do you think science centers and museums should use crowdfunding resources (like Kickstarter or IndieGoGo) to raise funds for exhibits and events?

This is an extended discussion of the question that appeared in the Viewpoints department of the March/April 2015 issue of Dimensions magazine.   Denver Zoo recently completed its first crowdfunding …

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Do you think the current surge of making and tinkering spaces in science centers and museums is a temporary fad, or are they here to stay?

This is an extended discussion of the question that appeared in the Viewpoints department of the May/June 2014 issue of Dimensions magazine. Making and tinkering are not fads. Their presence …

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How much is too much technology in a science center or museum, or is the sky the limit? Does it engage or distract?

This is an extended discussion of the question that appeared in the Viewpoints department of the January/February 2014 issue of Dimensions magazine. Good examples of technology gone bad can often …

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