Community is the Key–Building Diverse Audiences

January 1st, 1996 | RESEARCH

This paper discusses the "Growing Up and Away" project at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, in which a team consisting of a curator, programmer, designer and project team leader, developed a family-friendly exhibit that showcased the vast diversity of Glenbow's collection of artifacts related to childhood. This paper outlines the team's approach to development, front-end evaluation, formative evaluation, advisory groups, and related programs.



Team Members

Linda Hawke, Author, Glenbow Museum
Christina J. Simpson, Author, Glenbow Museum


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 8
Number: 1
Page(s): 109


Audience: Evaluators | Families | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | History | policy | law | Social science and psychology
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs