#ExhibitChat: Intentional design in art museums

Chat with independent exhibition designer Maria Mortati (@mortati) on June 12, 2014.


  1. Traditionally, we think art speaks for itself or that it’s inappropriate to mediate the subjective experience of an individual through interpretation. It’s only in recent years that we’ve begun to see projects that go beyond this, introducing intentional design as an emerging discipline in art museums. During this chat, we discussed three projects—from the Dallas Museum of Art, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Walker Art Center—that challenge traditional assumptions.

    Read the article: “Design Intentionality and the Art Museum

  2. Q1: Who in your museum is rethinking art exhibits to encourage participation or increase effectiveness? Who's driving change?