The Road to Great Exhibits Resources



The resources below are from the Fall 2019 The Road to Great Exhibits workshop series. They offer extensive information about affordable uses of technolgoy within exhibits, as well as research resources, interpretive writing, and visual stortelling using examples from Texas transportation history. All materials presented, used, and distributed at the in-person workshops are available for download, plus further resources on using technology in exhibits and conducting research on Texas transportation history. The travelling exhibit banners and text may be downloaded, printed, and used at your museum. Please contact Museum Services with questions about any of these resources.

Workshop Series

Traveling Exhibit

Technology Product

Webinars

Engaging the Public Through Content Marketing
Tuesday, November 12, 2:00 p.m. CT
Kate Betz, Bullock Museum and Laura Cruzada, TxDOT
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What is content marketing, and how it can be used as a tool to share information with the public in support of your institutional mission? The Texas Department of Transportation and the Bullock Texas State History Museum will share examples of content marketing from their organizations and discuss strategies for balancing it with more traditional marketing techniques. Participants in this webinar will also learn concrete steps that they can take to better engage their own communities through free or low-cost local marketing efforts.

Incorporating Transportation History Into Exhibits
Thursday, December 5, 2:00 p.m. CT
Kate Betz, Bullock Museum and Rebekah Dobrasko, TxDOT
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Are you considering researching and incorporating transportation history into your museum exhibits? Learn about the many resources available from The Texas Department of Transportation and other sources, as well as how to access them and best practices for utilizing them your exhibits. Using examples from exhibits across the state, this webinar will focus on strategies for using these resources to tell local stories that support your community's history.


 

The Road to Great Exhibits is a collaboration between the Bullock Texas State History Museum, Texas Historical Commission, Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Association of Museums.