As John Falk and Beverly Sheppard write in Thriving in the Knowledge Age, “Words like innovative, community-relevance, responsive, and flexible are increasingly being used as criteria of museum excellence and as the basis for support.” What does this mean for best practices in creating exhibitions? The Spring 2015 issue of the NAME Exhibitionist journal, “The Nimble and Responsive Exhibition,” examines this question. The session is an open-ended discussion with the issue’s editor and authors.


  • Linda Norris
  • Liza Rawson
  • Erin Bernard
  • Felicia Maffia