Creating Multisensory Exhibitions

When I went to the New England Museum Conference in 2011, I attended a presentation about making exhibitions “multisensory”. The presentation defined multisensory as a way of processing information through more than one of our senses. The presenters mentioned that combining senses gives a person a more powerful, overall experience. During the session, we explored different ways on how museums can make the information in their exhibitions appeal to other senses besides just “sight”.

Here are some ways we make our exhibits multisensory here at CHS: Continue reading