1. Traveling Exhibit Survey

To help me understand currents trends and better inform the exhibit development process, I have a few questions about your museum's use of traveling exhibits.

* 1. How do you typically learn about new traveling exhibits? (Check all that apply)

* 2. Please indicate the kinds of traveling exhibits you would consider hosting in your museum. (Check all that apply)

* 3. Please rate the following exhibit elements according to how important they are in creating a compelling visitor experience?

  very important somewhat important less valuable not important at all
dramatic lighting
special store merchandise
historical artifacts
hands-on experiences
sound and/or music
companion book
computer interactives
audio guide
photographs
original artwork
unique overall design
video presentations
first-person historical accounts
guest appearances/special events

* 4. How important do you think the look and feel of an exhibit--how it is designed-- is in getting visitors to engage with an exhibit (i.e. enter the gallery, stop, look, listen, read, try new things) and ultimately learn something from their experience?

* 5. Please indicate the importance of interactive experiences in determining how likely you are to rent a traveling exhibit.

* 6. How much would your museum be willing to spend on a traveling exhibit rental fee?

* 7. What size is the temporary exhibit space in your museum? (Check all that apply)

* 8. How far in advance do you usually schedule temporary or traveling exhibits?

* 9. Please indicate which of the following you have available at your museum for temporary exhibit preparation.

* 10. Does your museum seek external sponsorship for special exhibits and programs?

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