Participants will learn to create vibrant, attractive exhibits that welcome and engage visitors of all ages and abilities. Through hands-on activities, participants will gain an understanding of the exhibit development process from idea assessment and concept development to production and installation on a budget. Core topics: the visitor experience, exhibit policy and standards, planning for families, writing text, showcase styles, physical accessibility, anatomy of a graphics panel, and creative costing, with a focus on creating an effective interpretive plan to guide the process. The textbook for this course is Creating Exhibits that Engage: A Manual for Museums and Historical Organizations. This book will be available for purchase at the course for $40. This course is now FULL. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to add your name to the waiting list.