Open Exhibits - Research - Papers



Designing Effective Exhibits: Criteria for Success


Classic article from the Journal of Visitor Behavior (1994) which discusses different approaches to exhibit design. The author cites considerable historical research, including one of the earliest visitor studies  from 1935 about how visitors engage with exhibits. Very thorough analysis and critique of quantitative and qualitative evaluation techniques and when to apply them during exhibit design. Useful for exhibit design teams and anyone involved with designing exhibits for museums and galleries.