Education & Interpretation
Spaces for early learners provide critical access points for parents, caregivers, and children to connect with a museum and its collections. Building a strong family audience is key for museums to build strong relationships with communities and become essential to people’s lives. Hear how an art museum and a natural history museum created experiences to empower caregivers and build the comfort level needed for return visitation. Gain insight into how evaluation and research can support museums’ efforts to develop family audiences, champion families as institutional partners, and create successful learning experiences for children and caregivers.