Object Oriented – Episode 3 – Making in Museums

Object Oriented – Episode 3 – Making in Museums

This episode of Object Oriented explores the idea of making in museums, science, and teen programs. It includes short interviews with Lisa Brahms of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, David Wells of the New York Hall of Science and AJ Almaguer, most recently of the Lawrence Hall of Science.

This podcast is hosted by Eve Gaus, (Digital Learning Manager at The Field Museum), Rik Panganiban (Senior Manager of Digital Learning at the California Academy of Sciences), and Barry Joseph (Associate Director of Digital Learning at the American Museum of Natural History).


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00:00 – 01:20 Teaser – Does making have a place in Museums?
02:01-03:26 – Introduction
03:26 – 13:13 – Lisa Brahms on museums and making
13:13 – 23:38 – David Wells on making in science oriented museums
23:40 – 36:04 – AJ Almaguer on making in youth programs and in the Lawrence Hall of Science
36:05 – 41:02 – Making in MakeShop and Design Make Play
41:02 – 41:50 – Where are we with making in museums?
41:50 – 48:07 – News of the Future, with Elizabeth Merritt
47:50 – 49:10 – Follow us online

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Resources mentioned:

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

New York Hall of Science
Design Make Play

TechHive / Lawrence Hall of Science
Robot Petting Zoo

Dispatches from the Future of Museums: Sign up here  for their weekly email, and see below for links to this episode’s stories:

  • “Instagram’s mark on public art” (link
  • “Hearthstone exhibited as modern art at the V&A Museum in London” (link)
  • Get A Guided Tour Of The Met From Jay-Z, Kanye West, And Drake (link)
  • The HipHop Project (link)

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[PHOTO INFO: youth participants in The Field Museum’s 2014 summer workshop.]

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