Learn what it feels like to create a museum by curating exhibitions, caring for objects, and inviting visitors to enjoy your work.
Words marked with an asterisk symbol (*) are defined in the glossary section.
Cardboard boxes or cereal boxes
NOTE: You can come back to this activity if you’d like to name your museum after you curate your first exhibition.
Advertise: a way of encouraging people to want to do or buy something
Curate: to organize a museum or exhibition
Curator: a person who selects objects for an exhibition
Exhibition: a group of objects in a museum
Objects: items in an exhibition
Wall Label: an explanation of a museum object
Take a photo of your exhibition and/or exhibition poster and share it with us, @posterhousenyc on Instagram. Be sure to include your museum name and exhibition title and we might include you in our #museumathome collection!
Name Your Museum
Curate Your Exhibition
Make Your Wall Label
Create Your Poster
Invite Visitors to the Exhibition
Prepare for Your Opening Party
Teach Visitors About Your Exhibition
Care for Your Objects
Curate a Second Exhibition
Check back soon for more activities and ideas for more exhibitions for your museum!