Matters of Experience

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Matters of Experience is a podcast about the creativity, innovation, and psychology driving designed experiences and encounters. Each week Abby and Brenda dig into the who, how, so what and why of exhibitions, branded experiences, events, spectaculars, and all the crazy things designers and creatives are putting out there for people who just can’t get enough.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • What is an Experience? with Tim McNeil

    What is an Experience? with Tim McNeil

    Tim McNeil believes that exhibition design is the most transdisciplinary of the design fields, bringing together different design disciplines to create engaging experiences for diverse audiences. In this week’s episode, Tim joins hosts Abby and Brenda in a multifaceted conversation about collaboration, creativity, and the impact of technology in exhibition design. This episode is sure to inspire listeners to rethink conventional approaches and embrace the transformative power of immersive storytelling.

  • Creating an Audience-Centered Experience with Jamie Lawyer

    Creating an Audience-Centered Experience with Jamie Lawyer

    As museums evolve from traditional repositories of art and artifacts to dynamic spaces that reflect their visitors’ diverse voices and experiences, creating inclusive spaces for audiences is more critical than ever. This week’s guest is on a mission to foster inclusivity in cultural institutions. Join Abby and Brenda as they chat with Jamie Lawyer, the Chief Experience Officer at the Rubin Museum of Art, about creating places and spaces to make audiences feel cared for and fall in love with cultural experiences.

  • Textiles and Technology with Nicole Yi Messier

    Textiles and Technology with Nicole Yi Messier

    What do textiles and technology have in common? Independently, each medium can be used as a form of artistic expression. Together, they can combine to tell stories that blur the boundaries between the digital and the physical. Nicole Yi Messier is a multidisciplinary artist who loves to create experiences that push the envelope in terms of how we interact with them and how they respond to us. If you’re craft-curious or just looking to learn about the possibilities of blending materials and technologies, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.

  • Being Successful While Balancing it All with Trent Oliver

    Being Successful While Balancing it All with Trent Oliver

    In this episode, discover the transformative power of mentorship, visitor-centered design, and innovative storytelling with Trent Oliver. From fostering diversity and inclusion to balancing work-life as a parent, Trent shares insights on shaping the future of interactive experiences. If you’re curious about the unique perspectives and challenges of a successful woman-owned business, this episode is for you.

  • The Transformative Power of Play with Anne Fullenkamp

    The Transformative Power of Play with Anne Fullenkamp

    Remember the excitement of exploring new worlds as a child? What if you could step back into that sense of wonder and curiosity? Join us as we journey into the captivating realm of children’s museums with this week’s guest, Anne Fullenkamp. From interactive exhibits to inclusive experiences, this episode embarks on a nostalgic adventure through the art and science of engaging young minds. Whether you’re a parent, educator, or design enthusiast, tune in now to rediscover the magic of playful learning.