Exhibitions

Producing Effective Exhibit Labels: A 30-minute Tutorial

In this presentation, Cheyenne Caraway and Jed Smith, both Tribal Museum Transition Contractors at the Southern Ute Indian Tribe cover how to use labels from start to finish, including design tips, materials, mounting, and resources. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Tips for Successful In-House Exhibit Planning and Development

In this presentation, Tessa Campbell, Senior Curator at Hibulb Cultural Center & Natural History Preserve and Kaila Cogdill, Curator at Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, provide guidance for tribal communities and their respective cultural centers on the fundamentals of in-house exhibit planning and development. Using the 2016 Hibulb Cultural Center exhibit "Vibrant Beauty: Colors of Our Collection" as an example, the presenters discuss how to develop exhibitions' themes and goals, construct a storyline and timeline, develop budgets, and produce hands-on interactives with available resources. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.