logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
rc5924, kmfrn, Rob Beck, Coloradobeauty, hyu234
57969 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,969 Registered Members
417 Forums
116,442 Topics
827,948 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 369
Mona - Astronomy 132
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 98
Styxx 93
Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor 89
Angie 46
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 34
Susan - Meditation Editor 25
Tracy - Mental Health 23
Angela - Drama Movies 22
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#806612 - 02/18/13 02:19 AM Teens and museums
kimkenney Offline

BellaOnline Editor
Parakeet

Registered: 02/24/05
Posts: 972
For most museums, teens are not a significant demographic in our visitor numbers. Why is that?

Read this blog and come back to discuss what points this young makes that are valid, and where his opinion aren't as well thought out...

Why Museums Suck
_________________________
Kim Kenney
BellaOnline Museums Editor
My Museum Ebooks

"Seek those who find your road agreeable, your personality and mind stimulating, your philosophy acceptable, and your experiences helpful. Let those who do not, seek their own kind." -Jean-Henri Fabre

Top
#806630 - 02/18/13 04:23 AM Re: Teens and museums [Re: kimkenney]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/18/02
Posts: 3929
Kim, to attract children and keep their interest - hands on items and odd ball items need to be sprinkled in with the permanent collection.

When we had the historic courthouse as part of our museum tour, the kids loved it because they were able to sit in the judges seat and jury box and hold trial. It was memorable for them.
_________________________
Angie
Life is Full of Surprises

Top
#806719 - 02/19/13 01:36 AM Re: Teens and museums [Re: kimkenney]
kimkenney Offline

BellaOnline Editor
Parakeet

Registered: 02/24/05
Posts: 972
What do you think museums need to do specifically to engage teens? They are at an in between age where they aren't kids anymore, but they're not quite adults (even if they want to be treated like one!).
_________________________
Kim Kenney
BellaOnline Museums Editor
My Museum Ebooks

"Seek those who find your road agreeable, your personality and mind stimulating, your philosophy acceptable, and your experiences helpful. Let those who do not, seek their own kind." -Jean-Henri Fabre

Top

Moderator:  kimkenney 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
What Are You Reading?
by Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor
Reading
7 minutes 19 seconds ago
New Reading Site Editor and New Article
by Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor
Reading
10 minutes 40 seconds ago
Pocket Pita Sandwich Ideas
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Sandwiches
11 minutes 56 seconds ago
Welcome to the Reading Site Forum
by Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor
Reading
18 minutes 1 second ago
Love this Memory Verse
by Lynne - ChristianLiving
Christian Living
Today at 05:43 PM
New History Editor
by Mona - Astronomy
History
Today at 03:48 PM
Which swimsuit do you prefer to wear?
by Nancy Roussy
Women's Fashion
Today at 02:17 PM
What did you SPEND money on today?
by Nancy Roussy
Frugal Living
Today at 02:13 PM
Dead to the Last Drop Book Review
by Edie - MysteryBooksEd
Mystery Books
Today at 01:46 PM
Digital Marketers Are Online, Relevant and Social
by Maria - Computer Careers
Computer Careers
Today at 01:12 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
3 registered (Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor, Korie - California/Yoga Editor, Connie - ADD/Sandwiches), 68 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.