Come Go With Me: Visitors as Agents of Change
Friday, October 8 - 3:45 to 5:00pm
Nina Simon is an independent exhibit designer who has been described as a “museum visionary” by Smithsonian Magazine. She is the principal of Museum 2.0, a design firm that works with cultural institutions worldwide on innovative projects that invite visitors to engage as collaborators and active participants. Nina is the author of The Participatory Museum (2010) and the popular Museum 2.0 blog. Previously, Nina served as curator at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA, and was the Experience Development Specialist at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Simon's Keynote Address will will focus very specifically on how nontraditional forms of programming can attract new visitors and change both their lives and the lives of the staff who work with them.