Exhibitions and displays

Creating engaging displays

By working with the public and artists, museums can create stimulating displays

Electronic displays

Electronic displays can engage, illuminate and impress visitors

Exhibitions on a limited budget

Practical examples and tips on how to develop exhibitions on limited budgets

Interactive displays

A step-by-step guide to designing interactive displays


Practical guidance on museum borrowing and lending

Museum games

Gamifying the museum

Museum pop-ups

How to reach new audiences through pop-up museums

Music in museums

How are museums using live and recorded music, and Spotify playlists, to enhance the visitor experience?

Open-air displays

How museums can create compelling plaques, dynamic trails, outdoor art and temporary interventions

Outdoor spaces

How are museums utilising outdoor space to bring in new audiences?

Oral history

Museum Practice on collecting, using and digitising oral histories

Public programming

A guide to planning and producing a programme of exhibitions


How museums can work with artists, choirs and theatres through residency programmes

Temporary exhibition design

From budgeting to marketing

Theatrical approaches to museums

Pairing theatrical thinking with design, interpretation and the visitor experience

Touring exhibitions

Practical advice on creating and running touring exhibitions

Working with artists

Practical advice on working with contemporary artists